Posts Tagged ‘glaucoma’

Lifestyle and Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is trying to arouse awareness about the need for early detection and treatment. The AAO is also raising awareness how some lifestyle choices can help protect eyesight in people with glaucoma. Lifestyle Choices The AAO has recommended the following lifestyle choices based on…

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November is National Diabetes Month. November is also Diabetic Eye Disease Month and the National Eye Institute wants to raise awareness about diabetic eye disease. During National Diabetes Month, the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) will spread the word about how people with diabetes can protect their vision. Diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness and…

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FDA will Require 13 New Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

On August 15, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that there will be 13 new required health warnings on cigarette packages. Each warning will be accompanied by graphic colored photos showing the horrible consequences of diseases caused by smoking. The goal is to educate the public about some of the less commonly known…

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