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Night Vision Problems: Halos, Blurred Vision, and Night Blindness

Night Vision Problems: Halos, Blurred Vision, and Night Blindness

Blurred vision is the most common vision symptom. When doctors talk about blurred vision, they typically mean a decrease in sharpness or clarity that has developed gradually. Sudden, complete loss of ..

Issues with aging drivers,  when enough is enough

Issues with aging drivers, when enough is enough

Sheila wonders how she can stay safe behind the wheel. Will taking a class for older drivers help?You may have asked yourself this question, or maybe a family member or friend has asked about your dri..

Common kidney problem symptoms and kidney-friendly health tips,  for taxi drivers

Common kidney problem symptoms and kidney-friendly health tips, for taxi drivers

Kidney problem symptoms generally develop over a period of years. Our kidneys perform many vital functions that help maintain overall health. But if the blood vessels in the kidneys are damaged, the k..

Hazards and risks to road transport drivers

Hazards and risks to road transport drivers

The main physical hazards and risks include: exposure to vibrations and prolonged sitting (design of seat, cabin and other equipment); manual handling; exposure to noise – when loading and unloading, ..

Differences between holistic, alternative, and complementary medicine

Differences between holistic, alternative, and complementary medicine

The terms holistic medicine, alternative medicine and complementary medicine have often been used interchangeably. In fact, alternative medicine and complementary medicine are different and holistic m..

The taxi drivers and their  health issues, related to the  hours spent driving

The taxi drivers and their health issues, related to the hours spent driving

Work hazards have been a major cause of concern in driving industry especially in taxi drivers. This study integrates the various factors that influence physical and emotional well-being of taxi drive..

Stress, Illness and the Immune System

Stress, Illness and the Immune System

Stress can also have an indirect effect on the 
immune system as a person may use unhealthy 
behavioral coping strategies to 
reduce their stress, such as drinking and smoking.The immune system is a c..

Telling the truth about high blood pressure; What your doctor doesn’t know could kill you

Telling the truth about high blood pressure; What your doctor doesn’t know could kill you

Medical doctors overwhelmingly recommend drug therapy for this condition, making blood pressure drugs the number one prescriptive medication in this country. But is drug therapy the best approach? And..

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