Know Where to Drop Off Your Unused Prescription Drugs and Opiates

Open any medicine cabinet in this country and you’re likely to find one or two unused prescriptions. We’re given a drug for a tooth extraction, but need to use only one or two pills. Or we have minor surgery but use only half the medication.

What happens to all these leftovers? Some are flushed down the toilet. Others are thrown in the trash. Many continue to accumulate in the medicine cabinet.

How Cataract Surgery Has Changed for the Better

Cataract surgery has come a long way over the decades, and is now one of the most commonly performed procedures in the world. Improvements in surgical techniques and lens replacement technology have transformed cataract surgery, and they continue to evolve to this day. According to Unite for Sight, cataract surgery permits millions of people to […]

Do You Have Glaucoma — and Not Know It?

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the world. More than four million Americans have glaucoma, but according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, only half of these individuals know they have the disease. Here’s what you need to know about glaucoma, its symptoms and treatment options. What causes glaucoma? Glaucoma occurs […]

5 Advantages of Private Senior Care

If you have an aging loved one who needs special attention, it can be difficult to find a care provider you trust. It’s important to choose a senior care service that fits comfortably into your family member’s lifestyle and can fulfill their individual needs. While there are plenty of quality live-in facilities available, private senior […]

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Balance?

Q:  What symptoms and risks are most commonly associated with “bad balance”? A:  Good balance is often taken for granted.  Most people don’t find it difficult to walk across a gravel driveway, transition from walking on a sidewalk to grass, or get out of bed in the middle of the night without stumbling.  However, with […]

What is an effective exercise workout?

The answer: 100 MEPsIn this age of big commercial gyms that promise everything for very little money, we decided to find out what the smaller mom and pops places were doing to differentiate themselves.The first thing we noticed was that the less expensive options were the most crowded. In order to pay the bills you […]