Block the Blue Light to Save Your Sight - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Most of us can’t live without our cellphones, tablets and laptops. On average, we spend more than nine hours a day staring at one screen or another. Blue light comes from all of them and doctors say it’s dangerous … especially years from now.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with the most common type of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease. It also kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined. But a Florida scientist says a third of dementia cases can actually be prevented!
MIAMI, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — It’s estimated that nearly 1.3 Americans are legally blind. Now a doctor in Florida is helping people who have no other treatment options regain some vision using a unique procedure, using stem cells and patients are saying seeing is believing.
MIAMI, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — According to the Epilepsy Foundation, one in 26 Americans will develop the seizure disorder at some point in their lives. Now, new technology is decreasing the frequency of seizures, helping patients live healthier lives.
DALLAS, TX (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Sepsis is a serious medical condition striking more than a million Americans every year. It happens when the body over-reacts to an infection causing blood clots, leaky blood vessels, and organ damage. As many as 30 percent of the people who get it die. But now, a hospital in Texas has teamed up with a local fire department to identify and treat sepsis in the field. Lives are being saved, and other communities are watching.
Smart Living for this week:
Quote of the week:“American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.”
— James Baldwin, Sunbeams
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