Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

A surgeon recommended a hip replacement, but Kenneth Cevoli said no thanks. “They’re really quick to try to give you fake joints and make a bunch of money off you,” he said. At 71, Mr. Cevoli, a high-school guidance counselor in Teterboro, N.J., coaches cross country, teaches mogul skiing, surfs and works summers as a…

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Ways to prevent gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy. It is not always possible to prevent it, but a pregnant woman can take steps to reduce her risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), gestational diabetes develops in approximately 2–10% of pregnancies in the United States each year.…

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The New Health Care: The Potentially Lifesaving Difference in How a Gun Is Stored

Image Safety and suicide prevention brochures next to guns for sale at a store in Montrose, Colo.CreditBrennan Linsley/Associated Press Legislators and gun safety advocates often focus on how guns are purchased. But many lives could be saved, especially among children, if they looked more at how they are stored. In the last decade, guns killed…

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Cool-Dad Jewelry Is This Year’s Prince Harry-Approved Father’s Day Gift

. Thanks to some sartorial inspiration from new-dad Prince Harry, jewelry is officially the gift to give this Father’s Day, Last week, we noticed that the Duke of Sussex wore a patterned bangle and a beaded bracelet while introducing his 2-day-old son, Archie, alongside Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle. The jewelry peeking out from under…

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Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces

The biggest American social networks predate the presidency of Donald J. Trump, some by more than a decade. All were changed by Mr. Trump’s arrival to power, joining many other American institutions in a conspicuous struggle to account for or accommodate political and social upheaval. Each social network has expressed its intention to be a…

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Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew.

This was the third time I’d sailed up the Inside Passage in a boat. The third time I’d watched surf explode from the rocky headlands of northern Vancouver Island, the swell rhythmically shifting my view of the horizon. The umpteenth time I’d listened to the weather forecast on the VHF radio while gulls catapulted past…

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One Woman’s Guide to Breaking Up

Recovering after heartbreak is about boundaries, space and finding yourself. Kris Drewry doesn’t consider herself an expert in breakups, but she is confident that she is better at breakups than you are. After her first marriage fell apart, the image she’d carefully constructed for herself as a modern-day Martha Stewart — the sort who was…

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Eat : The Evolution of Curried Rice

Paul Carmichael, the chef at Momofuku Seiobo in Sydney, grew up in St. James Parish, Barbados, on the west side of the island. His mother woke early on Sundays to prepare the lunch they’d eat after church. One of his favorites, he told me recently: lamb, the meat folded into a cast-iron pot, marinated in…

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The Checkup: The Impact of Early Sexual Initiation on Boys

Every couple of years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asks middle and high school students to fill out surveys in class for the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. If students are sexually active, it asks for the age of first sexual intercourse, which is an important milestone. From a public health point of…

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