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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
Your doctor just told you that you have heart disease. Suddenly, you are looking at the world through new eyes and you realize everything you eat has a direct impact on your health. The last thing you want is to go through a life-altering event, like a heart attack. The… Read more »