October 2015

Not long ago the idea of following a strict vegan diet ­was considered extreme and impractical. A vegan does not eat any animal products — no meat, fish, fowl, eggs, dairy or honey. Yet interest has grown lately: witness the slew of successful vegan cookbooks...

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and no doubt you’re fully aware of what happened to Target, Home Depot and scores of other companies that were victims of cyber attacks. Those big-brand data breaches certainly make news. But what really hits home? The cyber scams...

There's no such thing, Doyle says. But there are ways to eat that reduce cancer risk in general, and specifically the risk of colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. This year alone there will be 141,200 new cases, ACS...

My brother and I, normally close, have had a strained relationship for the past 18 months. The cause is sad but common: We don't agree on the roles each of us should play in caring for our aging mother. As the older (and, in my mind,...

After his wife's cardiac arrest, the 70-year-old man carefully avoided saying anything negative. He feared upsetting her — and thereby inviting another heart attack. Nor did his wife express her worries — her frustration, her sadness — for fear of upsetting him. Through this mutually protective collusion,...