Snow Blindness a Wintry Danger

SUNDAY, Dec. 15, 2019 — With the arrival of winter, it’s time for skiing, sledding and ice skating, but it’s also when snow blindness can strike.
Snow blindness is like a sunburn in the eyes. It’s caused by the same UV rays that give you that…
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Slow Down and Enjoy a Safe Christmas

SATURDAY, Dec. 14, 2019 — Keep the holidays happy, healthy and safe by following a few guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.
“With a thoughtful approach, families can avoid some of the holiday frenzy, and focus on what is…
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Indoor Pollutants May Raise Allergy Risk in Toddlers

FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 — Toddlers have an increased risk of allergies if they are exposed to multiple indoor pollutants in their first years of life, a new study finds.
It included 108 mother-child pairs. Researchers assessed exposures to various…
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Could Carb-Heavy Meals Keep You From Good Sleep?

FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 — Pasta, white bread, sugary candy and baked goods: Americans love them, but could all those “refined” carbohydrates and sugars be keeping people up at night?
About 30% of Americans have insomnia, and a new study finds…
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