Cataract Surgery: Hope for Aging Eyes

Aging can lead to a variety of health issues, and one of the most common is the development of cataracts. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than half Americans will develop cataracts by the age of 75. Cataracts are typically diagnosed in the elderly, however they can begin to develop any time after the age of 40, with impairment becoming increasingly noticeable over time. READ MORE

Creating a Memorable Memorial Day

Although Memorial Day began shortly after the U.S. Civil War as a way to honor the soldiers lost in the battles between the states, it’s now evolved into a national holiday that signals the start of the summer season and offers everyone a day to remember loved ones who have passed away due to any cause.  This year you can take time to create a meaningful and memorable Memorial Day by combining old traditions with new ones to celebrate with your family.READ MORE

Why the Zika Virus is on WHO’s Hit List

The World Health Organization (WHO) has many infectious diseases on its most-wanted list, but the Zika virus is heading towards the top. Though the Zika virus causes only a mild illness in its host, this disease is currently at the top of the worry-list for pregnant women in thirty-eight countries, and it’s spreading through the Americas.READ MORE