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National Glaucoma Month

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January 9, 2019
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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve. It is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. However, with early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss due to glaucoma.

What Is Red Yeast Rice?

Red yeast rice is a traditional Chinese culinary and medicinal product. In the United States, dietary supplements containing red yeast rice have been marketed to help lower blood levels of cholesterol and related lipids. Is red yeast rice right for you?

Diagnosing Glaucoma Is as Easy as a Visit to Your Eye Doctor

Glaucoma is diagnosed with a standard eye exam, a series of tests done to check your vision and the health of your eyes.

Learn About Gluten-Free Diets

Has your healthcare professional recommended a gluten-free diet? On a gluten-free diet, you do not eat wheat, rye, and barley. These foods contain gluten, a type of protein. A gluten-free diet is the main treatment for celiac disease. Some people believe a gluten-free diet can also help improve other health problems, but there is little research to support this idea.

When Do I Need a Throat Swab Culture?

A throat swab culture is a laboratory test that is done to identify germs that may cause infection in the throat. It is most often used to diagnose strep throat.

Zesty Tomato Soup

This heart-healthy recipe is a new twist on tomato soup. Find out what gives Zesty Tomato Soup extra flavor.

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