A snow cone is usually a mound of crunchy hailstones sitting in a pool of synthetic sugar syrup. Bu…[2010-06-30]
DOHA, Qatar - Like other oil-rich nations, Qatar has leaped across decades of development in a shor…[2010-06-30]
Lifting heavy weights makes you big and bulky - or at least that’s the conventional wisdom. It’s th…[2010-06-17]
Cooking meat at high temperatures is known to create toxins called heterocyclic amines, which have …[2010-06-17]
Indoor tanning almost doubles the risk of dangerous melanoma skin cancer, and the more hours spent …[2010-06-17]
YARUMAL, Colombia - In this rough-hewn mountain town, an old woman found herself diapering her midd…[2010-06-17]
Many theories on how to best prepare for exercise.
At the Boston Marathon in April, most runne…[2010-06-17]
Induction cooking has been around for decades, but only recently has demand driven prices down and …[2010-05-19]
SAGADA, the Philippines ? Goad Sibayan went prospecting recently in the remote Philippine highlands…[2010-05-19]
PARIS - Secluded in private apartments, unmarked buildings, blind alleys and underground caverns, a…[2010-05-19]
The herb and soap have something in common.
The green parts of the cilantro plant that gives …[2010-05-19]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ? Fabienne Jean, a professional dancer who lost her right leg in the earthqua…[2010-04-28]
Globally, a 75 percent drop in a crippling disease.
JOHANNESBURG - A decade after the world’s …[2010-04-28]
Finding the point where weight loss hurts performance.
In his new book, “Racing Weight: How t…[2010-04-28]
When Tina Podlodowski, a public affairs consultant in Seattle, goes to the gym to run on a treadmil…[2010-04-28]
By OLIVER STRAND
Every so often, a tool will leap across professional borders and become standa…[2010-03-31]
By JULIA MOSKIN
It’s not easy being a Mexican restaurant in the United States. Some customers a…[2010-03-31]
By JULIA MOSKIN
Americans might think themselves masters of the all-beef patty, and Germans may…[2010-03-31]
By SETH KUGEL
CAMETA, Brazil - Virtually unknown outside the Amazon two decades ago, and until …[2010-03-31]
JANE E. BRODY ESSAY
Regular exercise is the only wellestablished fountain of youth, and it’s fre…[2010-03-17]