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Tips for protecting sight

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It’s commonplace for many people to take steps to fight common signs of aging. Americans spend billions of dollars each year to improve the way they look. ¬†Far too many, however, forget about the steps they should take to protect how they see. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding adults to start the fight  [ Read More ]

6 Contact Lens Tips to Maintain Healthy Eyes

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Contact lenses are worn by more than 30 million people in the United States, yet many people still do not take seriously proper wear and care practices. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now observing its second annual Contact Lens Health Week to raise awareness about the importance of healthy contact lens habits. In  [ Read More ]

Back to school: Combatting Tooth Decay

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As a new school year begins for students across the nation, many parents may be thinking about school supplies, earlier bedtimes, and homework. But with tooth decay being one of the most common diseases among children, Delta Dental is reminding parents of three key items that shouldn’t be overlooked when preparing kids for a healthy  [ Read More ]

10 back pain prevention tips for every new mom

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There are many enjoyable life experiences that accompany motherhood, but back pain isn’t one of them.¬†Instead, this is a common complaint of new mothers due to the added task of lifting and carrying an infant or toddler on a daily basis. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) encourages mothers to be aware of back  [ Read More ]

Identifying and Diagnosing Hernia Symptoms in Women

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Women with hernias are usually at the disadvantage of a medical community that is used to diagnosing the majority of hernias in men. While it is true that women only account for 8 percent of hernia patients, the relative rarity of their occurrence in women makes it more likely that doctors may misdiagnose their pain.  [ Read More ]

6 Tips to Handle Depression During the Holidays


The holidays can be stressful for anyone, but for people with depression, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can destabilize and sometimes debilitate. Stress-related events, such as the holidays, may trigger half of all depressive episodes. The good news is that knowing how to avoid common triggers can prevent an episode from occurring. “A  [ Read More ]

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