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November/December 2014 Mid-Month Update
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Register Now: Ignoring Your Kidneys is Risky Business

Do you have high blood pressure or diabetes? Do you use pain relievers? Do you smoke? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then join us on Wednesday, November 19 to learn how to protect your kidneys from disease and failure...

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Caregiving 101: Taking on the Role of Caregiver

At some point in their lives, many Americans will take on the role of being a caregiver to a family member. In fact, family caregivers provide the majority of long-term care services for people with a chronic illness or disability...
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Winter Workouts for People with Asthma or Arthritis

Cold days are coming! Winter weather can exacerbate existing conditions like asthma, arthritis and chronic migraines, just to name a few. But just because the trees are bare and there's a chill in the air doesn't mean you have to forgo your daily walks outside for the dreaded treadmill...
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Meet Steve: Embracing the Future after Pancreatic Cancer

I'm not adding anything to my bucket list these days. Instead, I'm content with simple things. Being there for my older daughter as she navigates another year of college. Even chopping down another Christmas tree is something I'm looking forward to...
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Health Matters at Work ENews - August 2010

Meet Brody Miller

This is Brody Miller with his mother. Like most 5 year old boys, Brody’s day consists of going to Kindergarten, playing with friends, watching TV and just being active! To look at Brody, you would never know that a few months ago he was in a doctor’s office and was facing the possibility of going blind. Brody’s mother had suspicions he had a problem with his sight because he would sit very close to the TV and bump into things, but she never thought anything was serious.

“We took Brody to the specialist; I was stunned by the diagnosis. Brody was diagnosed with amblyopia in one eye and the potential for amblyopia in the other. I was scared that my little boy might go blind.” Today, he shows little signs of the eye condition that almost robbed him of his sight. It was through an early detection program and quick action by the staff screeners of Prevent Blindness America that Brody was able to get back to the daily activities that he loves so much.

For more information about Prevent Blindness America, visit http://www.preventblindness.org.

 


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