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Fireworks Safety

September 22, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety   SAN FRANCISCO – Each Fourth of July, thousands of people are injured from using consumer fireworks. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 9,000 fireworks-related...

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Delayed Cord Clamping Increases Iron Sto…

July 11, 2013 by Wiley

The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later   Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. In...

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Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors Ha…

September 20, 2012 by Gianna FoteI

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to inspire and save lives every day   According to the AMA website, in 1970 fewer than eight percent of physicians in the United States were women...

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Keep an Eye on UV Safety

September 23, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for safe fun in the sun   SAN FRANCISCO – As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more...

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Keeping an Eye on Age-Related Macular De…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Early detection, careful monitoring, and prompt treatment are crucial to saving sight   SAN FRANCISCO— Marilyn Gozdon can tell you from personal experience why it’s crucial to know your risks for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Marilyn lost most of...

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Scientists Discover How the Brain Ages

September 12, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age.   The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding...

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