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Infectious Disease: Ebola, EKC

We have heard of many infectious outbreaks in the past.  H1N1, Avian Flu, SARS, and just recently the Measles outbreak in the United States.  Current News reports have been indicating Ebola outbreaks in Sierra Leone, West Africa.  Individuals there are being READ FULL ARTICLE

Category: Body Health, Eye Health

Healthier Cooking and Oils

Healthy eating starts with healthy cooking!  We heat and cook almost all our foods.  Olive Oil has also become a staple in most households.  Learn the right way to cook with Olive Oil.

Category: Body Health, Eye Health

Omega 3 2.0 and Pregnancy

The early foods can help with a babies brain development.  This is why its so important for pregnant and nursing mothers to get a healthy intake of Omega-3 in their diet.

Category: Body Health, Eye Health

Allergy Season has arrived

Seasonal allergies are in full bloom and causing itchy eyes, runny nose, and sore throats.  Get a handle and fight back.

Category: Eye Health

Walk to Fight Arthritis

Join the walk to Fight Arthritis on Sunday, June 9th to raise funds for ground-breaking research, programs and services.

Category: Community, Eye Health

Trachoma and 3rd world eye disease

Trachoma is the leading cause of INFECTIOUS BLINDNESS in the world.  Over 80 million people in the world have this active infection.

Category: Eye Health

Macular Degeneration

Aging takes its toll in many ways.  Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD, affects the elderly much more as they age.  There are also many factors other than age that contribute can to macular degeneration.

Category: Eye Health, Macular Degeneration

Color Blindness limitations not so bad

Color blindness is the decreased ability to see colors or differentiate between different shades of colors.  Color blindness can present some limitations in our daily activies and our choice in a career.

Category: Community, Eye Health

Omega 3’s great for overall body health

Omega 3 Fatty Acid supplements have been showing great results.  Eye health and body health can benefit from its oral consumption.

Category: Eye Health

What is glaucoma?

We all know that glaucoma is bad.  But what exactly is it?  What are the symptoms?  How bad can it get?

Category: Eye Health