Monthly Archives: September 2011

Good nutrition important for eye health as you age

Good nutrition important for eye health as you age (ARA) – Poor vision has many causes and treatments, and as you grow older, you will likely experience some type of vision loss or reduction in visual performance. For older adults, bright lights, glare while driving at night and even blindness can dramatically affect quality of…

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Understanding risks is half the battle against breast cancer

Understanding risks is half the battle against breast cancer (ARA) – With one in eight women projected to be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, understanding what affects your risk and how to catch any warning signs early – not only for your own sake, but for the sakes of your…

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For caregivers: Dollars and sense about Medicare

For caregivers: Dollars and sense about Medicare (ARA) – Taking on the role of caregiver for an aging, disabled or seriously ill loved one can be emotionally challenging – and financially baffling. You want to ensure your loved one receives the best medical care available, yet hold down expenses at the same time. And if…

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Better management of rheumatoid arthritis

Good doctor-patient communication can lead to better management of rheumatoid arthritis (ARA) – For patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), pain is a part of life. Nearly 70 percent of people being treated for RA, experience pain, stiffness or fatigue on a daily basis. However, many patients don’t realize that better communication with their rheumatologist…

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