Health

Good News In The Fight Against Age-Related Vision Loss

(NC)—After a lifetime of normal vision, not being able to see people’s faces, watch TV or read a book is devastating. That’s the tough reality, faced by thousands of Canadians as they age who suffer from a degenerative eye disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It’s the most common cause of vision loss for Canadians over the age of 50. AMD is an eye disease that occurs more frequently with…

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Fighting Mid-Life Weight Gain

Reasons for mid-life weight gain and how to minimize or prevent it – an interview with Pamela Peeke, MD By Katherine Doheny WebMD Feature First, you notice shopping for clothes isn’t as fun or simple as it used to be. Next comes the “muffin top” spilling over the jeans. Then the scale delivers dire news: You’re 10, 15, maybe 20 pounds beyond your “normal” weight. Midlife weight gain is common.…

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