What is Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in people ages 60 and over. It occurs when the central portion of the retina, called the macula, begins to deteriorate. There are two kinds of macular degeneration: Dry- the center of the retina deteriorates. About 85-90% of cases are cause by dry macular degeneration. Wet-

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Natural Ways to Boost the Immune System

Your immune system protects your body from infection by creating, storing and distributing the white blood cells that fight bacteria and viruses. Your immune system plays a very important role, so keep it strong with these natural ways to boost your immunity: Vitamins The best way to get your vitamins is to eat a healthy,

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Home Remedies

Ever wake up with a headache or back pain and find that you have nothing to treat it with? It happens to everyone. Instead of digging through that medicine cabinet, try raiding your kitchen! Here are some home remedies for common types of pain: Heat and ice Heat can ease pain, while cold can numb

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The UV Index and Summer Skin Safety

Summertime means sunny days and nice weather, but being outdoors in the sun isn’t necessarily good for your skin. Sure, you get vitamin D from the sun, but you must be wary of UV rays and the damage that they can cause. Before you go outside, make sure to check your local UV index. What

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High fiber foods

Getting enough fiber doesn’t have to be boring! Here are some foods that have more fiber than you would expect. Chia Seeds One ounce of chia seeds has about 10 grams of fiber. The best part about chia seeds is that they are versatile. You can add them to salads, smoothies, yogurt, or anything else

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