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A growing number of young adults are taking psychiatric medicines for longer and longer periods, at the very age when they are also consolidating their identities, making plans for the future and navigating adult relationships.

4/16/2014 10:01:46 PM

An awkward maneuver in the delivery room may be unnecessary.

4/16/2014 4:30:25 PM

Exercise appears to slow and even reverse the effects of aging on the skin.

4/16/2014 9:27:07 AM

This week, a new food is appearing on Passover tables around the country. The Orthodox Union, the authority on kosher foods, recently ruled that certain brands of quinoa could carry its “Kosher for Passover” symbol.

4/15/2014 10:23:54 AM

A review of studies found that consuming a few legumes a day appeared to reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol.

4/15/2014 9:14:11 AM

Every patient needs a moment alone, as one woman with a terminal illness and a large band of affectionate relatives made clear.

4/15/2014 9:01:02 AM

As a measure of overweight, obesity and health, the body mass index has plenty of drawbacks, researchers say.

4/14/2014 3:01:45 PM

This salsa is closer to a salad, with a fusion of Thai and Mexican flavors.

4/14/2014 8:43:50 AM

A salsa with a balance of char, heat, acid and creamy, based on a recipe by Kim Sunée.

4/14/2014 8:40:17 AM

This is a simple yet addictive mix of salted cabbage and puréed avocado.

4/14/2014 8:38:01 AM