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Glaucoma

Saving sight

Medications, laser procedures and surgery are all options for slowing or stopping this sight-robbing disease. But first, early detection is key to catching the problem before vision loss becomes severe.

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How much do your genetics influence your weight?

A: Your weight is determined by a complex interplay of many factors. These include many body processes — how full you feel as you eat, your appetite levels, how your body uses and burns energy, and how quickly food passes through your digestive system — each of which has a... Read More

How safe are Tylenol and Advil compared to other pain drugs?

A: No drug is completely without risk, but nonprescription pain drugs have no risk of addiction and generally carry less severe side effects than do prescription pain drugs. Still, it's very important to know the full story and talk with your doctor and pharmacist about the right drugs and dosage... Read More