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Avoiding Eye Injuries at Home

Posted on March 4, 2021 - These days a lot of us are spending more time at home. We might be working remotely, cooking more rather than eating out, and having our recreation at home. Home improvement centers report that many people are taking advantage of today’s enforced confinement to quarters by doing more gardening, and tackling household repairs and remodeling—often DIY projects. Did you know that these activities can pose a risk of eye injury? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 2.4 million people in the U.S. suffer an eye injury each year. On average, more than half of those injuries happen at home—and it stands to reason that these days, that percentage is higher!

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Effective treatment for insomnia delivered in a few short phone calls

Posted on March 2, 2021 - Arthritis can keep us awake at night—and then worrying about it just makes things worse. A new program from the University of Washington shows that talking, and thinking differently, about it can improve sleep quality.

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Your Guide to Masks

Posted on February 25, 2021 - The CDC has updated their guidance on selecting the right facemask, how to wear it, and how to wash it.

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Four Indulgent Treats That Are Good for the Heart

Posted on February 23, 2021 - We’ve been celebrating American Heart Month during February, and many of us are thinking about ways to take good care of our hearts. Maybe we vow to get more exercise, lower our stress and control our blood pressure. Most likely, we are examining our eating habits and looking at ways we can switch to a healthier diet. That might mean giving up some of our “guilty favorites” as we create our meal plan for the week.

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Hand sanitizer is hurting more children's eyes

Posted on February 18, 2021 - Here’s a childproofing warning for our times: studies show that many kids are experiencing eye injuries, sometimes severe, when misusing hand sanitizers.

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