Omega-3s May Ease Asthma Symptoms

Omega-3 fatty acids in foods may reduce symptoms of childhood asthma, while omega-6 fats may aggravate them, a small study suggests. Omega-3s are found in high concentrations in fish and walnuts. Omega-6 sources include corn oil and other vegetable oils. Some foods contain both. Researchers studied 135 asthmatic children, ages 5 to 12, living in…

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Confirm or Deny: Sam Rockwell

Maureen Dowd: You can lasso a moving target from 12 to 15 feet away. Sam Rockwell: Confirm. James Brown was your biggest inspiration as a dancer. That’s true, yeah. Christian Bale threw a chair at you while filming “Vice.” I wish that was true. That would be funny. Christian Bale is scarier than Dick Cheney.…

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Calling All Regulars

You see them when you’re out to dinner — maybe not as often as you used to, but they’re there. The distinguished older gentleman at a table for one; the magnetic woman with a journal, a salad and a glass of chardonnay at the bar; the couple who enter a crowded bistro, air-kiss the hostess…

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