Sleep Apnea May be More Dangerous for Women than for Men

When it comes to heart attacks, a woman’s symptoms are subtler than a man’s. Whereas a man may have fierce chest pain, a woman may feel nauseated, tired, and out of sorts. It took us decades to discover the difference. Meanwhile, women may have had fewer heart attacks then men, …


Living With Low Vision

Laine Amoureux has been living with low vision for all of her 31 years. Her description of what it’s like is a bundle of contradictions. Sometimes she feels like she’s in a bubble, like an object of fascination at the zoo. It can be discouraging, frustrating, or embarrassing. But life …


Glaucoma: New Treatments and Research

Glaucoma has been in the news lately, for reasons both good and bad. The eye condition has been linked to the Zika virus, and the FDA has approved a new treatment. Read on to learn more about the latest developments in glaucoma treatments and research. What is glaucoma? “Glaucoma is …

See What You Eat? Foods Have an Important Affect on Your Eyesight

See What You Eat? Foods Have an Important Effect on Your Eyesight

Can what we eat really effect our eyesight? Eye specialists say proper nutrition is actually one of the most important tools to treat and reverse common vision problems. So if you’re worried about dry eyes, blepharitis, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and even headaches, you’ll be interested in some tasty preventive tips. …


On the Ballot: Medicinal Marijuana, Yay or Nay?

Boy, there is nothing like an election to fire people up on health issues. Of course there’s always talk on how government plays in to healthcare, however, there’s one health topic this go-around that definitely took center stage for everyone’s opinions and philosophies: the legalization of medical marijuana. Now, before …