• Is Sleep Apnea Making You a

    Morning Zombie?

    Do you wake up feeling like a zombie? Do you have trouble keeping your eyes open at work or school, or even while driving? You might be one of the 12 million-plus Americans feeling the effects of a disorder known as sleep apnea. Even though you may be getting to bed at a reasonable hour and assuming you’re getting a normal night’s sleep, sleep apnea can subtly interrupt the quality of your sleep, making you feel tired and lethargic in the morning. (more…)

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  • Recipe: Homemade

    Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Fall is finally here and we are officially excited about EVERYTHING pumpkin! Instead of buying the famous coffeehouse drink, skip out on the saturated fat, carbohydrates, and sugars by crafting your own version of the pumpkin spice latte in the kitchen. You may be used to waiting in a long line for this tasty treat, so you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find you can whip up this recipe in half the time. Better yet, this version uses real pumpkin, not syrup! (more…)

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  • Infographic:

    Colors of the Eye

    From the famous lines of beloved songs to the stories of ancient legends, eye color has captivated audiences throughout time. The origins and genetic makeup associated with eye color makes the color of one’s eye more complex than a simple collection of aesthetic traits, however. Genes and pigment concentrations are two important factors in determining eye color. Some eye colors are more rare than others and can be linked to genetics or family origins and heritage. (more…)

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Infographic: Colors of the Eye

by Eye Center by Main Slider

From the famous lines of beloved songs to the stories of ancient legends, eye color has captivated audiences throughout time. The origins and genetic makeup associated with eye color makes the color of one’s eye more complex than a simple collection of aesthetic traits, however. Genes and pigment concentrations are two important factors in determining eye color. Some eye colors are more rare than others and can be linked to genetics or family origins and heritage. (more…)

Age-related Vision Changes

by Eye Center

We’ve all seen – or been one of those – people who hold an object arm’s length away just to have some hope of reading the text. It’s common as you age for your vision to change. Some people have difficulty with reading small print while others need brighter light or bifocal glasses to see the words printed on the page. (more…)

Counting Sheep? How Sleep Deprivation Affects your Brain

by Neurosurgery

If you’re constantly tossing or turning, or just plain don’t like to sleep, you may be affecting your brain in more ways than one. Depriving your body of sleep can have a number of consequences that can affect you during waking hours — not just the time you spent with your head against a pillow. Getting less than six hours of shut eye in a single evening can affect your mood, while longer periods of poor sleep can yield permanent damage to the way your brain processes information. These are just a few of the ways that a lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your mind and body. (more…)

Keep It Safe While Tailgating This Football Season

by Urgent Care

Football season is here again and that means tailgating! There’s no better way to get pumped for the big game than firing up the grill. This pre-game tradition can be lots of fun when handled responsibly. As friends and family gather and you fill your grill with savory snacks, make sure you’re planning out a danger-free tailgate. When you’re tossing the pigskin and rallying up your favorite teams’ fans, account for all elements of tailgate safety, so that everyone wins! Load up the cooler and follow these quick tips to celebrate safely. (more…)