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    Physical Fitness and Nutrition

    It is known that healthful eating and regular exercise can prevent and control many conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. A plan everyone should follow is: take your medications as prescribed, see your doctor once a year for a “well visit” and eat a healthy diet.

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    June is Cataract Awareness Month

    Did you know by the age of 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery? To help keep your vision healthy, here are seven facts you should know about cataracts.

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    The Monday Mile

    You can maintain your physical and mental health by remaining active. However, people who are blind or visually impaired may find it difficult to be as active as their sighted counterparts.

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    10 Tips to minimize stress & depression over the holidays

    For some, the holidays represent a time of love, family and togetherness. For others the holiday season may spark an overwhelming feeling of stress and depression.

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    November is American Diabetes Month

    Did you know that diabetes can cause eye disease? If left untreated, it can cause vision loss or even blindness. To help you keep your vision healthy, here are five things National Eye Institute would like you to know about diabetic eye disease:

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    What Type of Sunglasses May Be Best For You?

    Whether you’re in the park, on the beach or just taking a stroll, it’s important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. Sunglasses can prevent damage to the eyes from the sun that could be permanent, keeping certain wavelengths of light from entering the eye.

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    How to behave with a guide dog

    Do not distract a working guide dog. Don’t touch, talk to, or feed a working dog whose responsibility it is to keep their owner safe.

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    How to avoid sports-related eye injuries

    Every year in the U.S. 100,000 eye injuries are related to sports activities. And around 13,500 of these injuries lead to some degree of permanent vision loss.

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    Living with age-related macular degeneration

    If you have age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, it is important for you to know that there are many services to help you deal with it so you can continue doing the things you want to do. Millions of Americans with AMD enjoy fully-functioning and independent lives.

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    Q&A: Age-related macular degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a common eye disease that is a leading cause of vision loss, especially if you are over 60. AMD damages the macula, which is in the center of the retina and provides sharp straight-ahead vision.

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