Looking for a new look for the new year?Eyewear is one of the first things people notice, and fashion has changed and evolved throughout the years, dating back to when Sir Elton John was instrument…
Bariatric Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out: A Bariatric Surgeon's Perspective
Do people tell you that bariatric surgery is the easy way out? Bariatric surgeon, Matthew Metz, has something to say about that!
6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them
Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. Johns Hopkins experts give tips on how to stay on track Research Shows Take Diabetes Seriously Women under 60 who have diabetes have up to four times the risk of developing coronary artery disease as women without diabetes, Johns Hopkins research has shown—much higher than previously believed. Women notoriously take care of everybody else while minimizing their own health needs. Learn the warning signs of diabetes and take steps to get blood sugar under control Two other conditions related to heart disease that more often strike women are depression and rheumatoid arthritis. Despite the fact…
How dark should my sun lenses be?
There is a misconception that the darker the lenses are, the more protection they provide. To analyze this statement we first have to define protection. The most important thing lenses can protect the wearer from is ultraviolet light. UV light is measured in waves at the lower end of the light spectrum, 0 - 400nm.
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Five Vision Myths
Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science
How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against You
The iPhone could be an incredible tool, but most people use their phone as a life-shortening distraction device. However, if you take the time to follow the steps in this article you will be more…
New Alzheimer's drug tested at Vanderbilt seeks to slow or stop memory loss
Vanderbilt University is part of a study testing a new drug to help combat a disease that plagues five million Americans - Alzheimer's. The nationwide study is testing "troriluzole," a newinvestigational drug that might help to slow or stop memory loss and thinking problems with those already diagnosed withAlzheimer's disease. "Troriluzole is a drug that modulates glutamate, protecting against neuron loss," the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study said in a release.
Why Is There Gunk in My Eye?
Discharge is your eye's way of telling you something's up. From sleep to serious conditions, here's what to look for and what it might mean.