Could Google Glass Hurt Your Eyes? A Harvard Vision Scientist And Project Glass Advisor Responds

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Fateh notes that over the years researchers have documented problems associated with heads-up displays, including those used by military pilots. The problems include binocular rivalry, visual interference and phoria, a latent deviation or misalignment of the eyes that appears when both eyes are no longer looking at the same object. Steve Mann, a professor at the University of Toronto and one of the pioneers of heads-up display technology, has been wearing his own version of Google Glass for more than three decades. He echoes Fatehs concern about the risk of visual confusion. Mann said he personally experienced side effects like dizziness, confusion and flashbacks from wearing early versions of smart glasses that he designed himself.
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Pearle Vision Seeks Detroit Area Entrepreneurs To Own Neighborhood Eye Care Centers

23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –Pearle Vision, one of North America’s largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced today plans to convert 10 of its neighborhood eye care centers in the Greater Detroit area from company-owned to licensees. Pearle Vision is currently seeking qualified candidates who are interested in owning and operating their very own Pearle Vision to purchase existing locations for sale in the Detroit area. This is part of the company’s 2013 expansion plans to re-license 34 company-owned centers in 10 states. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/NY43871LOGO ) “To date, we have re-licensed 17 neighborhood eye care centers in markets across the country, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to own their own business,” said Srinivas Kumar, senior vice president and general manager, Pearle Vision. “Pearle Vision has a 50-year legacy of providing genuine eye care to our patients.
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Guidance on the New Affordable Care Act Childhood Vision Care Benefit

Screening is crucial in facilitating the early detection and treatment of childhood vision impairments that may not be correctable later in life. It is a quick, efficient and cost-effective method to identify patients who have indications of a vision problem or a potential vision problem.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises parents to seek a comprehensive eye exam if: Their child fails a vision screening. Vision screening is inconclusive or cannot be performed. Referred by a pediatrician or school nurse. Their child has a vision complaint or observed abnormal visual behavior, or is at risk for developing eye problems. Children with medical conditions (e.g., Down syndrome, prematurity, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, neurofibromatosis) or a family history of amblyopia, strabismus, retinoblastoma, congenital cataracts or congenital glaucoma are at higher risk for developing pediatric eye problems. Their child has a learning disability, developmental delay, neuropsychological condition or behavioral issue.
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Tips For Discussing Hair Loss With Clients

What should you suggest? Hair loss can be devastating, and oftentimes women feel too embarrassed to disclose their concerns. A positive comment such as, Your new headscarf is very stylish! may be a gentle way of broaching a subject that, for many women, can be uncomfortable. Or, you might ask your client if theyve noticed more hair coming out in the shower or when brushing their hair lately, or ask if their hair has become more difficult to style. If your client does mention their hair loss, the first step is to suggest a visit to their doctor or dermatologist. They will be able to determine the cause of the hair loss and rule out any underlying health concerns.
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Hair Loss Prevention 101

There are ways that you can slow a receding hairline, so sit tight as AskMen gives you a crash course. Welcome to Hair Loss Prevention 101. What causes hair loss? Although hair loss can be blamed on your mom and dad (i.e., genetics) there are other causespreventable onesthat include nutritional deficiency, infection, prescription drugs, chemical hair products, and even emotional stress. Taking care of these, while focusing on ways to stimulate growth, should keep you well ahead of the pack in your hair-loss-prevention quest. Eat more fish Not only are fish loaded with protein and minerals, but theyre also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. Both nutrients have been linked to preventing hair loss in chemotherapy patients.
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The Color Of Money: The Aca And Mental Health Care

Survivors gather after the Washington Navy Yard shootings. Victims of such traumatic events are likely to need mental health care, which will be covered under the Affordable Care Act.

At least two workers at the Navy Yard reported that they were standing beside people who were gunned down, one shot in the head. One person got up from a crouched position to see bullet holes near the top of the wall. I would ask the question, why not me? And I might need someone to help me deal with the trauma or guilt. Although many large and small group insurance plans include services for some mental health and substance-use illnesses, there are gaps in coverage. About one-third of those who are currently covered in the individual market have no coverage for substance-use disorders and nearly 20 percent have no coverage for mental health cases, including outpatient therapy visits and inpatient crisis intervention and stabilization, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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New mental health Essential NU opens dialogue, explains resources

New mental health Essential NU opens dialogue, explains resources

He added that recognizing ones limits means realizing that the mind can veer off the beaten path and that students should feel open talking about their problems. Returning peer adviser Maria Rozo said the program’s focus on the message “it’s OK to get help” was important. “It’s something we need to break down as a barrier,” the Weinberg senior said. “They should have gotten a little more in-depth on the resources and how to actually get in touch with people. For the first time having a mental health ENU, it was a great stepping stone, but it could definitely be improved in the coming years.” Patricia Hilkert, director of new student and family programs, said the addition of mental health programming to Wildcat Welcome is an attempt to make students aware of the resources available to them and the ways the University can help them before the issues become too serious.
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Diabetes Biomarker Linked To Lifestyle And Demographic

Dr. Liu, professor of epidemiology and medicine at Brown University, says: “This protein seems to capture the cumulative effect between the gene and our environment in reflecting a metabolic state of our body, particularly in the liver, ultimately affecting diabetes risk.” Additionally, the research showed that the significant associations of SHBG in women did not vary between ethnic groups. “This is the largest study conducted to date that shows that ethnic-specific differences concerning SHBG levels, if any, are not significant enough to warrant an ethnic specific reference for potential clinical application of this protein for diabetes risk stratification,” says Dr. Atsushi Goto, first author of the study and endocrinologist at the Japanese Diabetes Research Center of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo. SHBG levels ‘should be used for high-risk patients’ Dr. Liu says that it is important to track lifestyle and demographic links with SHBG levels, as they give doctors a point of reference on what SHBG levels could exist in patients. The research could also lead to potential new interventions, as BMI, physical activity, estrogen therapy and coffee intake can all be adjusted.
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Joslin Diabetes Center And Clinton Foundation Join For Diabetes Innovation And Year-Round Support For Healthier Communities

Typically triggered by poor control of diabetes and blood pressure , diabetic nephropathy can cause such symptoms as fatigue, headache, nausea, and swelling of the legs. While better control of diabetes and blood pressure is crucial for treatment of diabetic nephropathy, there’s some evidence that certain natural remedies can also help fight this condition. For instance, preliminary research shows that an herb known as shatavari may aid in treatment of diabetic nephropathy. Rich in antioxidants, shatavari has been found to prevent abnormal changes in kidney tissue in animal-based research.
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Ayurveda for Diabetes Defense

The goals of CHMI are to reduce the prevalence of preventable health outcomes, close health inequity and disparity gaps, and reduce health care costs by improving access to key contributors of health for all people. The Clinton Foundation will co-sponsor and participate in Joslin’s Diabetes Innovation leadership effort, which is capped by the groundbreaking Diabetes Innovation 2013 event taking place on October 3-5 in Washington DC. Diabetes Innovation 2013 is a convening event for all stakeholders in the diabetes community — public and private purchasers, patients, payers, providers, advocates and suppliers — and the organizations will jointly leverage this platform to encourage and support efforts to develop actionable commitments that will help advance the broader strategy to prevent and treat diabetes. “Joslin Diabetes Center is extremely excited to offer our immense knowledge base and proven evidence-based clinical and educational IP and resources to the national CHMI effort,” said John L. Brooks III, President and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center. “We believe this partnership in conjunction with the Diabetes Innovation effort will really boost local and community efforts to turn back this enormous cost and quality of life burden of diabetes, its comorbidities and related conditions.” Brooks continued, “Since Diabetes Innovation is more than a conference, but is also a ‘call to action,’ the action-oriented approach to change as supported by CHMI is a perfect fit to accomplish our goals.” Beyond the Diabetes Innovation effort, Joslin Diabetes Center and CHMI will work collaboratively to activate systems change and individual behavior change for healthier, more productive and efficient communities by: (1) convening key stakeholders to discuss policy and systems strategy related to diabetes prevention; (2) developing commitments from corporations, public agencies, and non-governmental organizations that are aligned with diabetes prevention; and (3) celebrating companies and organizations that achieve improvements in the arena of diabetes prevention and treatment for preventing related illnesses. “Joslin Diabetes Center is the preeminent academic source of education and clinical care that works for those with or at risk for diabetes,” according to Ginny Ehrlich, CEO of CHMI. “We couldn’t have engaged a better partner than Joslin to solidify our efforts in tackling this chronic and costly disease and its many related conditions and complications”.
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North East Needs To Wake Up To Problem Of Sleep Disorders

The condition has been linked to heart disease, depression and strokes. But it’s believed that a lack of treatment centres, coupled with the fact that few people know the symptoms, means that almost 80% of cases in our region may be missed. WHAT IS SLEEP APNOEA? Sleep Apnoea is a condition that causes interrupted breathing during sleep Credit: British Lung Foundation Sleep Apnoea is a condition that causes interrupted breathing during sleep. It occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat relax to the extent that they block the airway during sleep for 10 seconds or more.
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Sleep Disorders and Clinical Trials

She, however, cannot stay asleep throughout the night or go back to sleep once she wakes. It is not particularly, helpful or relevent for you to suggest that a greater assertion of parental authority is the answer to ADHD when you actually have no experience parenting a child with ADHD. Imaging if your son were sleep deprived all the time and you could not solve that problem no matter what you did. That is the problem that your comment does not address. January 27, 2011 at 16:49 | Report abuse | Dea My son never slept through the night as a baby, and has always snored. I wish I had known about this a lot sooner.
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Get Some Sleep: ADHD, sleep disorders often entwined

Learn more about the health consequences of sleep loss. If you’re concerned about having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, assess your risk for a sleep disorder. Thank you for signing up for the WebMD Sleep Disorders Newsletter! You’ll find tips and tricks as well as the latest news and research on Sleep Disorders. View Sources SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Effect of short sleep duration on daily activities–United States, 2005-2008.
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Ou Football: Tiffany Byrd Brings Sports Nutrition To Sooners

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OU added the position earlier this year, joining a growing trend in athletics. OU director of Sports Nutrition Tiffany Byrd talks to players during a recent practice. PHOTO BY ANDREW LENTZ, Courtesy OU Athletics Communications Coach Tiff! Coach Tiff! Williams screamed to Tiffany Byrd, OU’s first-year Director of Sports Nutrition, who rushed over with some salt packets and oranges. I was good to go, Williams said.
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Our PT365 experts want to answer your fitness and nutrition questions

He is a CrossFit Olympic Lifting and Level 1 Trainer, and former lead trainer at CrossFit Spartan Shield (Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait). Hes also the designer of the WOD Programmer app and runs http://www.wodprogrammer.com . * Pauline Nordin, a native of Swedenwho lives in Los Angeles, is the founder of the Butt Bible workout system and creator of Fighter Diet , a website focused on fitness and nutrition and through which she sells e-books and supplements. Shes a fitness competitor and once trained the winner of a Scandinavian version of The Biggest Loser. When it comes to nutrition, shes BIG into veggies. In fact, Pauline eats 7 pounds every day between lunch and dinner.
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Virginia Tech nutritionist helps Hokies get proper fuel

On one of those trips to Food Lion, she and cornerback Kyle Fuller found a Greek yogurt that the senior still eats regularly today. Schafer tries to fight the misconception that calories are bad, pointing out nutrient-dense, higher-caloric foods and pushing players away from stuff that provides next to no nutritional value, like light cereals and granola bars. Guys will eat Rice Krispies, she said. Im like, Theres nothing in there. Do you really feel like you ate something there? On-campus dining is another thing to consider. Virginia Techs cafeterias are consistently ranked among the countrys best, but there are still plenty of food options to steer clear of. Schafer gives athletes handouts of what are good high-performance meal options at each dining hall, supplementing it with meal shockers that show how many calories are in foods that should be avoided.
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Nutrition Facts Label Can Serve As A Guide

Creative Edge Nutrition Announces the Formation of Cen Biotech Inc. for Its Medicinal Marijuana Business Sector

By using the Nutrition Facts Label we can find foods that are higher in potassium, such as tomatoes, potatoes, bananas and orange juice, which helps cancel out the effects of high sodium intake. This label can also help identify fats in our foods and help to us to purchase food products that are low in saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol. We can also stay away from unwanted sugars that may be hiding in some of our favorite foods. The Nutrition Facts Label is an easy, quick guide to help us make great food choices for ourselves and our families. For more information, visit http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov . Healthy Habits 2013 is a partnership among Cabell Huntington Hospital, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and St.
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Oh, Im supposed to eat two fruits and an energy bar, because thats what were providing them. So they buy in pretty easy. She arranges grocery store tours with players to show the right kinds of foods they should buy. On one of those trips to Food Lion, she and cornerback Kyle Fuller found a Greek yogurt that the senior still eats regularly today. Schafer tries to fight the misconception that calories are bad, pointing out nutrient-dense, higher-caloric foods and pushing players away from stuff that provides next to no nutritional value, like light cereals and granola bars. Guys will eat Rice Krispies, she said.
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Virginia Tech nutritionist helps Hokies get proper fuel

(OTC Pink: FITX), a nutritional supplement company focusing on active lifestyles today announces the formation of CEN Biotech, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. which will focus on advancing its business in the Medicinal Marijuana business sector. Cen Biotech Inc. was formed with the sole purpose to obtain licensure to build Medicinal Marijuana facilities adhering to all local legal requirements. The Company believes strongly in the necessity to provide patients with a continual supply of medicinal marijuana grown under strict conditions to ensure continuous quality and purity.
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