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Future woman with cyber technology eye panel concept. (Photo: iStock)

Window to the Brain

Could an Eye Doctor Diagnose Alzheimer’s? A quick eye exam might one day allow eye doctors to check up on both your eyeglasses prescription and your brain health.   A study of more than 200 people at the Duke Eye Center published Mar. 11 in the journal Ophthalmology Retina
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Friends in Christmas sweaters, reindeer antlers, a red nose, etc. having a toast. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Skin Hangover

Does Your Skin Have a Holiday Hangover? It is holiday time again. Although Thanksgiving has passed, the “booziest” holidays such as Christmas and New Year are yet to come. This post-Thanksgiving period between now and the New Year are when even average people tend to binge drink.
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Macular degeneration can only be diagnosed with a dilated eye examination. (Photo: zoran/Getty Images)

Eye Health

Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration? Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear wavy – could be signs of age-related macular degeneration. The condition is the most
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