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Survey: Cataracts impact lifestyle; surgery brings emotional benefits

You may know that cataracts can interfere with your ability to see clearly, but might be unaware of their impact on your emotions. Alcon, the global leader in eye care,…

5 simple ways parents can make the world gentle for baby

The big day has finally arrived and your newborn is here. Your baby is as perfect as you imagined and you’re filled with a love you never knew existed. Even…

4 things you can do to protect your drinking water

Water is something many of us tend to devote little time thinking about, not because it is unimportant but because we take our clean, safe drinking water for granted. That…

The important role vaccines may play in helping keep children and adults healthy

Every one of the nearly 12,000 babies born in the United States each day may be susceptible to infectious diseases. The good news is that vaccines can help protect children…

Living with an autoimmune disease? Recognize that your voice matters

Living with an autoimmune disease? Recognize that your voice matters

If you are living with an autoimmune disease, you have most likely spent several years working with your doctor to find the right medication to manage your symptoms. Now that…

Pittsburgh woman builds strong support network to help with challenges of multiple sclerosis

When Judy Metzler was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 54, she was in shock – she felt too young to have a chronic disease. Judy wanted to learn…

Are you at risk for kidney disease?

Are you at risk for kidney disease?

Edward Beans could be described as a man with great purpose who makes the most out of all life has to offer. He is a husband, father, business owner and…

Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

What’s the biggest threat to our health? It isn’t cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is…

3 sneaky tricks of heart disease

3 sneaky tricks of heart disease

As Americans, our health is far from perfect, but over the decades, we’ve seen great improvements to medical care and lived longer lives. But new health data in a recent…

Tips to make goodbyes better for both parent and child

Tips to make goodbyes better for both parent and child

As a parent, you’ve probably experienced the clinging, clutching and crying that often accompany a goodbye when your child returns to day care or preschool after a long holiday break.…