The Importance Of UV Eye Protection

For the fourth year in a row, The Vision Council will be hosting National Sunglasses Day. Taking place Tuesday, June 27th, National Sunglasses Day is an annual day to remind people that wearing sunglasses is Read More

Kick Kidney Stones

Any man who’s gone through it will tell you that passing a kidney stone is the male equivalent of giving birth. In other words, it really, really hurts. Stones—ranging in size from a grain of Read More

Focus On: Magnesium

Some of the more common symptoms of magnesium deficiency include fatigue, back or neck pain, muscle cramps, palpitations, weakness, loss of appetite, insomnia, loss of balance, headaches, anxiety, and depression. Although easy enough to treat, Read More

The Many Benefits of Napping

The benefits of napping are clear. As we age, the quality of our sleep decreases. While it was once thought that older people didn’t need as much sleep as young adults, teenagers, or children, recent Read More

Why Infertility Increases with Age

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) have discovered a possible new explanation for female infertility. Thanks to cutting-edge microscopy techniques, they observed for the first time a specific defect in the Read More

Weight Tied to Migraine

Both obesity and being underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraine, according to a meta-analysis published in the April 12, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Read More

Vitamin D Decreases Risk of Cancer

Increasing vitamin D levels may lower risk for developing cancer, according to a study conducted by Creighton University with cooperation from the University of California San Diego. The results of the study were released today Read More

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