| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
A boy squints a little as he walks around the gym that's full of workout equipment. He jumps onto a treadmill and runs for a short time, only to switch to an exercise bike. Then it's on to the various weight machines.
Aaron Calderon, 11, has...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Buster, our One-Eyed Jack Russell terrier, does a pretty good Elvis impression when we walk into the vet's office.
I'm all shook up when I get the bill. Buster, who lost an eye last year to glaucoma (he's fine), will soon get the shivers because it's...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The Northwest Glendale Lions Club provided vision screenings during the third annual Glendale Health Festival sponsored by the Armenian American Medical Society of Southern California at the Pacific Community Center in November.
The Lions have provided...
| Oct 6, 2012
(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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY. In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Readers may remember Sonny from a column last April. We'd like to remind you that he still awaits his chance for the right home. This nine-year-old Akita mix has a handsome golden-brown fur coat.
He is easy to walk on leash, house-trained and well-...
| May 21, 2012
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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:29 PM
ST. GEORGE, Utah — While the Olympians were competing in London, thousands of other elite athletes were setting their sights on a major international event this fall.
The Huntsman World Senior Games are the world's largest annual multisport...
| Mar 7, 2012
No one wants to lose their hair, but for a woman it is particularly distressing. While men can look perfectly presentable — even sexy — with their exposed scalp, no such options exist for the 30 million American women who grapple with thinning...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening middle-aged African Americans for glaucoma may prevent some from losing their vision, but the benefits are modest and costly, suggests a new study.
About two percent of Americans over age 40 are affected by glaucoma,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Cypress Hill's annual Smokeout returns to the Southland....