Reasons why demystifying vision and eye care myths are necessary
We all have been hearing plenty of stuff regarding vision and eye care for long, majority of which is simply a myth. This article is going to demystify certain vision and eye care myths, which you probably thought were true. Sitting and watching TV too close is bad for the eyes There is no scientific ...
Cataract Surgery May Add Years to Your Life
Cataract Surgery May Add Years to Your Life A cataract, a clouding of the eyes natural lens, interferes with vision and as a result a person's lifestyle New research suggests that in addition to improving your vision, cataract surgery may extend your life The study, published in June 2016 by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, found that Americans 65 and older are living longer and with fewer disabilities and that cataract surgery is one of two medical advances responsible for the increase in healthy life expectancy. The other is better medical treatment for cardiovascular disease. Q & A With WBZ Radio's Dan Rea WBZ Radio Host Dan Rea wore contact lenses since…
Irritable Kids: What the Research Teaches Us
Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability? Does your child have severe temper tantrums or "rages?" Join the webinar and learn about Severe Irritability and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation (DMDD) in Children & Youth with Kenneth Towbin, M.D., Chief of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health Dr. Towbin will discuss Common signs and severity of symptoms How parents can help a child with severe irritability What treatment options exist Ongoing research about irritable children conducted at NIMH in Bethesda, MD If you are not able or prefer not to register, please use the following information to access the webinar on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at…
Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
What Kinds of Services Will You Need to Maintain Independence After Vision Loss?
What Kinds of Services Will You Need to Maintain Independence After Vision Loss If you have experienced any loss of vision, there are many services and devices that can help you continue to live independently in your home and community. Vision rehabilitation services can help you regain self-sufficiency, improve your quality of life, and help you function independently, just as occupational and physical therapy restore the ability to function after a stroke or other injury Step 1: Start with Your Eye Care Professional The best place to begin the vision rehabilitation process is to make an appointment with your own eye care professional : An ophthalmologist is a medical or osteopathic physician who specializes in the…