Brain

A young girl lying on the floor watching something on a smart phone while a boy beside her looks at something on a electronic tablet. (Photo: Getty Images)

Screen Time

The Pitfalls of Too Much Screen Time Too much screen time can cause health problems for an adult. Insomnia, social disconnection and lack of exercise are just a few. Mix it with the turmoil of teen years — or the plasticity of a preschooler’s brain — and it can lead to conditions
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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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Color Blind

Heavy Smoking Can Damage Vision: Study Smoking isn’t just bad for your heart and lungs, it can damage your vision as well, according to a recent study co-authoried by researchers at Rutgers University. The study found that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage
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