If the Eyes Don't Coordinate, Reading -- and Grades -- May Suffer

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HealthDay News : 21-Feb-2018

For students, an undetected vision problem could be contributing to low grades, a new study suggests.

That could be the case even if standard eye tests reveal no problems, the researchers said.

"It's not just about visual acuity, but about how well the eyes work together when performing an activity such

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:57 Read more...

Health Tip: Understanding Palliative Care

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HealthDay News : 21-Feb-2018

Palliative care is designed to improve the quality of life and help manage the symptoms of a serious iilness, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says.

The focus is on keeping a person comfortable and happy, and can be provided alongside treatment.

Palliative care can be provided in nursing homes, outpatient

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:57 Read more...

Health Tip: Understanding Tonsillitis

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HealthDay News : 20-Feb-2018

If your child has had repeated bouts of tonsillitis (inflamed tonsils), he or she probably is a candidate for a tonsillectomy (tonsil removal surgery), the U.S. National Library of Medicine says.

Tonsillitis occurs when the tonsils -- infection-clearing organs at the back of the throat -- swell as a result of

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 07:03 Read more...

Health Tip: Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

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HealthDay News : 20-Feb-2018

Tetanus shots are recommended starting in infancy and continuing every ten years after age 5, the American College of Emergency Physicians says.

But most adults don't get boosters until they step on a rusty nail or suffer a deep and dirty wound, the group acknowledges.

Tetanus is a bacterial nervous-system infection,

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 07:02 Read more...

Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women

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HealthDay News : 19-Feb-2018

Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, a new study suggests.

The findings could influence screening recommendations for older women, said researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center, in Washington, D.C.

Age is the strongest risk factor for breast cancer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 04:34 Read more...

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