Hiroyuki Yamamoto, a crossing guard in Matsudo, Japan, has been trained in how to recognize and gently approach people who are wandering, or have other signs of dementia, in ways that won't frighten them.
Lydia Joy Ziel, whose crib is pictured here, was diagnosed with a serious disease while still in the womb. Miscarriage and stillbirth are common, but often parents feel they're walking through the experience alone. A trained group called Baby Loss Family Advisors seeks to help.
Alina Nurieva (right) sat with Gabriela Cisneros, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, and picked an insurance plan at the Mall of the Americas in Miami last November.
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The long lifespan of the Greenland shark, shown here in the cold, deep waters of the Uummannaq Fjord, may only be surpassed by that of the ocean quahog, a clam known to live as long as 507 years.
Most studies of flossing have been too short to prove the daily practice has long-term health benefits, some dentists say. But conclusive studies aren't cheap or easy.
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