By: Terry Graedon November 19, 2018 0 Comments
    Should You Worry About Vision Loss from Viagra?

    It makes sense to inform yourself about the potential harms as well as benefits that might result from any medications you plan to take. But for certain drugs the list of possible side effects is long…

    By: Terry Graedon April 26, 2018 5 Comments
    Will Dark Chocolate Help You See Better?

    The cocoa flavanols in dark chocolate have been credited with lowering blood pressure, increasing blood flow and improving mood and memory. Studies have suggested that they may reduce the risk of stro…

    By: Joe Graedon February 9, 2017 5 Comments
    Can You Trust Your Electronic Medical Record?

    There was a time when doctors had lots of time to listen. They weren't as rushed as they are today. They asked lots of questions, wrote notes in your paper chart and then took time after the interacti…

    By: Terry Graedon December 1, 2016 11 Comments
    How to Prevent Nearsightedness

    Myopia has become increasingly common around the world. Is there a way to prevent nearsightedness? Go out and play. Research Focuses on Nearsightedness: Spending time outside reduces the likelihood th…

    By: Joe Graedon October 5, 2015 2 Comments
    Using Eyes Outdoors Helps Long-Distance Vision

    Are more people near-sighted these days? You can't judge simply on the numbers of people wearing eyeglasses, since many people now wear contact lenses for vision correction, and others (the Baby Boome…

    By: Joe Graedon September 17, 2015 2 Comments
    Outside Play Time May Reduce the Chance of Myopi…

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, has become an epidemic eye problem among children in East and Southeast Asia. This focusing problem has also been increasing at an alarming rate around the world. In the U.…