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A close-up of a blue eye with flecks of green in it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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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A couple in bed. The woman is snoring and the man has a pillow wrapped around his head. (Photo: iStock)

Zzzzzz

The Causes and Complications of Snoring Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it is not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea, a condition affecting a person’s ability
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Blood clots block veins and cause swelling and pain. Sometimes they travel to the lungs and can cause death. (Photo: Shutterstock)

DVT

Many Treatments Can Mitigate Blood Clots When people talk about blood clots, they usually aren’t referring to whether their skinned knee will clot before the blood soaks through their Band Aid. That is the good side of clotting. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, however, is the bad
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