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Glaucoma

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  • The glaucoma you may be missing

    Sometimes normal eye pressures mask the condition. Ever get an eye pressure measurement at the eye doctor's office? The doctor directs a probe or a puff of air at your cornea to find out if the pressure inside the eye is elevated, often a major sign of...
  • Bill's Mini Cache Feels Pinch from Government Shutdown

    Bill's Mini Cache Feels Pinch from Government Shutdown
    Federal employees weren’t the only workers feeling the effects of the government shutdown. One local business owner near federal offices says he felt the pinch on the first day of furloughs after Congress reached a stalemate shortly before midnight....
  • INKED! Twinkie the Kid rides again ... nonunion style

    INKED! Twinkie the Kid rides again ... nonunion style
    If you want those scab Twinkies coming later this month, fine. Have at it. Not me.    I’m sorry, but a nonunion Ding Dong and a fluffy Sno Ball cobbled together from foreign parts just ain’t America. At least no America I want to be part of....
  • Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot

    Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot
    With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
  • Linda Pugach dies at 75; disfigured by lye, she married attacker

    "It's me and Burt against the world." -- Linda Pugach, 2007 With those words, Linda Pugach explained, perhaps as well as anyone could, an unfathomable chain of events. PHOTOS: Linda Pugach | 1937 - 2013 In 1959, she was Linda Riss, a 22-year-old dark-...
  • Patients with pre-existing health conditions buoyed by high court ruling

     
    Several Los Angeles area patients with pre-existing medical conditions expressed relief Thursday as news spread about the Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama's healthcare plan. The law guarantees coverage for patients with conditions that...
  • Eyeball wars comes to an end

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A decades-long battle between the optometrists and the ophthalmologists nicknamed the “eyeball wars” may be at an end. The Senate sent a measure to the governor Thursday that effectively ended a long battle between two...
  • Review: Another triumphant night for 'Sugar Man' Rodriguez, a sell-out in Philly

     
    Sixto Rodriguez is not a household name, but his inspiring story has become famous and it’s resulting in sold-out music venues throughout the country. Rodriguez is a folk singer/songwriter who didn’t have much success while growing up in...
  • Vision insurance tied to better eye health

    Vision insurance tied to better eye health
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies. Researchers found that people...
  • CVS customers say prescription refills weren't OKd

     CVS customers say prescription refills weren't OKd
    George Engelke manages his CVS prescriptions online. If he needs more of a medicine, he orders it. If he's going to be away from his Corona del Mar home, he tells the pharmacy where to send the shipment. He's never asked CVS to automatically refill his...
  • Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma

    Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma
    (KTLA) Drinking at least three cups of coffee a day could increase your risk of developing glaucoma, according to a new study. Researchers at Harvard University found that men and women who are heavy coffee drinkers are 34 percent more likely to...
  • White cane question

    Question: I made a contribution to the Lions for White Cane Day last week. What is it and what do the Lions do with the contributions? Answer: White Cane Day occurs every year on Oct. 15. Typically, the president issues a proclamation to that effect....