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Benefits of Apricots! (Part 1)

Benefits of Apricots! (Part 1)

Apricots (Prunus armeniaca) are stone fruits also known as Armenian plums. Round and yellow, they look like a smaller version of a peach but share the tartness of purple plums. They’re extremely nutritious and have many health benefits, such as improved digestion and eye health. During this article we propose …

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Do you know Chemical Injury to the Eye?

Chemical injury to the eye: Chemical exposure to any part of the eye or eyelid may result in a chemical eye burn. Eyes can be damaged by solid, liquid, powder or aerosol chemicals. Chemical injury to the eye that occurs at home are most likely to be caused by: SoapsDisinfectantsSolventsCosmeticsDrain …

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Antidepressants develop Cataract Risk

Antidepressants develop Cataract Risk In the United States, 75% of people over age 60 have some sign of cataracts, or clouding of the lens of the eye. Cigarette smoking, certain medications, eye injuries, sunlight, diabetes, and even obesity can increase the risk of cataracts. Now a new Canadian study suggests …

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Blepharitis , inflammation of the eyelids

Eye Health and Blepharitis Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids, usually caused by an excess growth of bacteria that is ordinarily found on the skin, and occasionally caused by allergies. Blepharitis is a common eye condition, causing the eyelids to be reddened, itchy, and somewhat swollen and scaly-appearing at …

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