Health and Wellness

You want to lead a healthier life, but don’t know how to get started. Read more here for an approach that helps you build a stronger, fitter body and mind.

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Dry Eye: Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Tears lubricate the eyes and wash away particles and foreign objects. A healthy tear film on the eye is necessary for good vision. Dry eye is a common condition that occurs when the natural tear film that covers the surface of the eye is insufficient. UPMC Eye Center ophthalmologists Andrew… Read more »

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How to Know if a Hearing Aid is Right for You

Hearing loss can happen for a variety of reasons. Typically, hearing loss is caused by general aging and exposure to loud sounds throughout your lifetime. Hearing loss due to age occurs gradually at different rates and affects each person differently, while hearing loss due to exposure to noise may come… Read more »

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Video: Avoiding Scald Burns in the Household

February 2-8 was Burn Awareness Week. A large share of burn traumas is related to household incidents, specifically hot water in faucets and cooking accidents. Do you know how to prevent scalds in your household? Here are some quick tips on how to keep everyone safe and scald-free! Avoiding Scald Burns In… Read more »

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