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Diabetic eye disease: What you should know

By Dr. Steven A. Nielsen As we leave the mildness of early autumn behind and prepare for the approaching colder months, it is important not only to take preventative measure to protect our bodies against illness (getting flu shots, taking a multi-vitamin supplement and dressing for the weather), but also to take care of our […]

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Healthy diet for older Americans

By Colleen Daly Studies confirm eating well and being active can make a difference in the quality of life for older adults. The key is to get the most nutrition out of the calories consumed. As we age, we need fewer calories, but more nutrients. Get started focusing on the foods you need. A healthy […]

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Memory decline may be sign of dementia

Noticing you have had a decline beyond the occasional misplaced car keys or forgotten name could be the very earliest sign of Alzheimer’s, several research teams are reporting.

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Simplify your day by doing less work

By Cindy Tulimeri and Karen DeRosas Work Simplification is the processes of decreasing the amount of energy you expend to complete an activity. Using these techniques is essential for quality of life for people with respiratory, cardiac or degenerative joint disease but almost anyone can benefit from these ideas. The general principle of work simplification […]

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Getting your eyes in better shape with LASIK

By Dr. Jean E. Keamy Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the surgical procedure that uses a laser to reshape the corneas of individuals with refractive errors. The cornea is targeted because it is the primary focusing structure of the eye. In nearsighted individuals, the corneal is too steeply curved or the eye is too […]

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Billy Crystal still makes ’em laugh

Seated in his publicist’s office, sipping coffee from a paper Starbucks cup, he looks at least a decade younger than his age and is working at the same pace.

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