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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has set a goal that is challenging but attainable: eliminating correctable vision problems in the United States by 2030.

November 17 marks The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, which is the perfect opportunity for smokers everywhere to see just how good it feels to quit!

Glaucoma can be challenging to manage, whether you suffer from glaucoma or are a caregiver of a glaucoma patient. November is National Family Caregivers Month, and glaucoma is one disease that often requires the assistance of a caregiver.

A study published in British Journal of Sports Medicine found that rehab routines which focus on hip strength appear to provide superior results in relieving runner’s knee.

Diabetes is a condition that increases your risk for many different health problems. Diabetics often develop skin complications, foot complications, kidney disease, hypertension, stroke, neuropathy, heart disease, and eye disease.

A study published in Surgical Technology International found that our posture during texting can add up to 60 pounds of pressure on the spine.

The simultaneous vision simulator, or SimVis, will give you a glimpse of your new eyesight on the other side of surgery.

A University of Arizona researcher has found a way to grow cartilage from stem cells taken from fat tissue, possibly revolutionizing the way we treat knee pain.

Increased pressure inside the eye can stress the optic nerve which is responsible for transmitting images to the brain. Without proper diagnosis and treatment, glaucoma can cause blindness.

Back pain is one of the leading reasons for doctor visits, missed work and disability worldwide. Approximately one half of Americans experience back pain yearly, and an estimated 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point in thei

A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that many Americans cannot name a single eye disease, although they agree that healthy vision and good eyesight are vital to overall health.

Backpacks that are too heavy or worn improperly can strain muscles, injure joints and even cause chronic back pain.

Glaucoma treatments have been limited to topical medications, shunts and other tiny implants that all have the same goal: to reduce eye pressure and prevent further damage to the optic nerve. Being able to restore lost vision has only been a distant hope—

Every October, the American Physical Therapy Association hosts National Physical Therapy Month, an annual commemoration that highlights the contributions of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month. While it may seem random, October is a perfect time of year to get a refresher on eye safety and injury prevention.

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and successful surgeries performed in the United States, and it has restored vision to hundreds of thousands of Americans.

An estimated 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis, and more than 2 million fractures occur each year as a result of this disease.

A study led by Elizabeth Irving of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, suggests that regular eye exams are essential for diagnosing eye issues, especially in older adults.

When you suffer from back pain, trying to catch some Zs can quickly turn into a nightmare. Pain and discomfort can keep you awake for hours, making it impossible to get a good night’s rest.

A new study suggests that vitamin C could play an even bigger role in delaying cataract development than heredity.