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5 Eye-Catching Facts about Cataracts

When it feels like you are looking through a foggy window, cataracts may be to blame. And while any eye trouble can be disconcerting, this common condition can be treated. Here are 5 things to know about cataracts and how they are treated.

6 Ways to Protect Yourself During Flu Season

With some preventative steps, you can give yourself the best shot at making it through flu season healthy. Here are six tips to try and avoid the flu and what to do if you catch this nasty virus.

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure. Are You at Risk?

If you think your blood pressure is normal and you don’t need to be concerned, you may need to check again. Heart experts have issued new guidelines for high blood pressure, which means nearly half of all adults may now have blood pressure that is considered high.

Kindness Is Always in Season

Do you think you are kind? Although most of us act on kindness and service during the holidays, most don’t make kindness a priority beyond November and December. Although people may not agree on the process of being kind, there’s no doubt the world could use more of it, especially after the holidays are over.

6 Life-Saving Facts about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause permanent injuries or death and should be taken very seriously. It is vital that preventative measures are taken to keep carbon monoxide from building up, and to have detectors to help alert people to danger. With appropriate preventative measures and immediate treatment, lives can be saved.

6 Easy Ways to Feel Gratitude When You’ve Seen It All

When you reach that point in your life when it seems you’ve seen it all and done it double that amount, it’s hard to stay fully aware of the amazing blessings in your life all of the time. So when you find yourself grumbling about the good old days, consider these six blessings and compare them to day’s past.

How One Hour Could Save Your Life

Approximately one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And the best defense against this disease is to know the risks, recognize the early symptoms, and act on early detection.