Wellness

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Eye Safety Tips

Eye injuries can happen at work or home in an instant—an unexpected squirt of a chemical, a cinder in the air, or a sliver that splinters off during a construction project. Review four eye safety tips. Know the facts Consider these eye injury statistics in the United States: Each year, over 2 million people experience … Read Full Article

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6 Things to Know about Kids’ Screen Time and Vision Problems

Kids are complaining of problems with eyestrain, dry eyes, blurry vision and nearsightedness, reports the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Eye doctors believe the cause relates to too much screen time and close-up work. Here are six things parents and caregivers should know. Developmental delays  Researchers discovered that young children who watch digital devices two to … Read Full Article

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3 Things to Know When a Migraine May Be More Than a Headache

Nearly 13 percent of American adults, or 38 million people, suffer from migraines. Most experience pounding headaches and nausea. But many others have an ocular migraine that impacts their vision but doesn’t cause pain. Here are three things to know about ocular migraines. Differences Many people who suffer from migraines first notice vision changes, called … Read Full Article

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5 Things to Know Before Buying Trendy Sunglasses

Sunglasses made by a famous designer or in a trendy style may accentuate your looks, but they may not protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Here are five things to know before laying out money for a pair of trendy sunglasses. Look for UV protection – Exposure to harmful sun rays … Read Full Article

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7 Reasons Your Pupils Are Tiny

1.  Prescription opioids/narcotics – Some medications contain opioids or narcotics to help people deal with pain and healing following surgery. Or, in some cases opioids help people with serious medical conditions, such as cancer, deal with long-term pain. People who take opioids may develop pinpoint pupils. Prescription medications that contain opioids are oxycodone, morphine, hydrocodone, … Read Full Article