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I never fared terribly well with eyeglasses. I was amazed at how crisp the world looked when I first got them in the third grade. But all that clarity kind of gave me a headache and made me a little dizzy. Just days after I got the oversize smoky purple...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen Debra Crawford was in her 20s, she received a life-changing diagnosis. She had diabetes. From that moment on, every day, every hour would require constant, unwavering attention to meals, lifestyle and medication. The Hagerstown woman would...
email@example.comJennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson. Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...
More than 1,200 Marylanders die every year because of a fall, according to the National Council on Aging. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among people older than 65 and the leading cause of doctor visits, hospitalizations and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDo you see what I see? If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses. Or maybe the problem is something more serious. By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
Dozens of Peninsula residents receive the gift of improved sight each year thanks to a network of health professionals and volunteers who work behind the scenes. "Individuals who can't see can't fill out a job application or a rental form. Eyewear is...
FARGO, N.D. - “Please keep your forks out of my broccoli,” I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate. We need to review some...
The blurry vision began early last year. Roy Lawrence ignored it as long as he could. But after falling off a ladder at his construction job, he knew he had to see a doctor. He went to a community health clinic in South Los Angeles, where doctors...
An increase in vision problems that cannot be corrected with lenses may be related to an uptick in diabetes rates over the same period, researchers said Tuesday. The team, led by Dr. David S. Friedman of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...
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