Cataracts

Cataracts are cloudy areas that cover the lens of the eye. They can affect your ability to perceive fine detail and distinguish certain colors. Symptoms include blurred vision and glare. Risk factors besides age include smoking, diabetes, and prolonged use...
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What is COPD?

COPD is an umbrella term for two coexisting diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic bronchitis occurs when the lining of your airways becomes irritated and inflamed. The inflammation restricts the flow of air in and out of your lungs and...
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The Cereal Trap

People are likely to eat more of dense breakfast cereals like granola and Grape-Nuts than less dense cereals like flakes. U.S. researchers  offered 41 adults one of four cereals for breakfast once a week–either ordinary wheat flakes or the same...
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