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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.

Recent studies have shown that long-term use of PPIs can result in deficiency of key nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and vitamin B12.

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.

Many of our favorite Halloween treats are high in fat or contain common heartburn triggers, making them a source of pain and discomfort for acid reflux sufferers.

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

​Your dentist already recommends twice daily brushing to fight plaque and prevent cavities, but now, you may start hearing the same advice from your gastroenterologist. New findings suggest that regular brushing could help prevent colon cancer.

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.

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that most women can tolerate lower doses of these medications while experiencing the same reflux-fighting benefits, thus reducing their risk of long-term side effects.

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.

Teams of researchers from Australia and the United States analyzed 174 studies which examined the effect that different types of exercise and different levels of exercise had on the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, colon cancer, and breast cancer.

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.

​Fall weather means crisp temperatures, cozy sweaters and warm, frothy lattes. But if you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from fall allergies, it can also mean itchy eyes, runny nose and congestion.

Despite being one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, colon cancer remains the second deadliest cancer among American men and women today.

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.