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Why Depression Ruins Your Memory

It can impede the brain's ability to encode different, but very similar, memories, a process called pattern separation.<p>Depression has been linked to memory impairment, but being depressed doesn't affect all types of memory uniformly. A new study suggests that people with depression can remember the …

The Brain

Red Sox pitcher drills Alex Rodriguez

In the top of the second inning of tonight’s game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, embattled slugger Alex Rodriguez was scheduled to lead off.<p>On the first pitch of his at-bat, Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster threw behind Rodriguez. The umpire did not issue a warning, and many …

Eye health: Top 20 tips for good vision - Times of India

<i>Today more and more people are turning to a victim of vision impairment due to erratic lifestyles.</i><br>Stuck to their computers, LCDs every body is busy …

6 Sure-Fire Tips to Prevent Glaucoma Naturally

by Dr. Mercola<p>Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, and belongs to a group of eye diseases that damage your optic nerve, …

First successful transplant of retinas made from embryonic stem cells

For the first time, scientists have successfully transplanted light-detecting cells in the retina, grown from embryonic stem cells, into mice--a feat …

UV Protection

Get the latest news and information on eye health, the optical industry and our commitment to improving lives by improving sight. Because we know so …

Prevent Blindness America Calls Attention to Children's Eye Health With Back-to-School Tips

CHICAGO— As the back-to-school season reaches its peak this month, Prevent Blindness America (PBA) is calling upon caregivers and educators to make …

How Effective is the Eye Black that Athletes Wear?

Sometimes it’s literally a glob of grease, other times it’s a synthetic sticker. We’ve all seen baseball and football players with the black …

Language

Motivational Posters That Will Get You Through A Harsh Day At The Office

Lots of people like having motivational posters in their offices because it gives them the kick they need when they get annoyed or disappointed by …

Posters

How Our Vision Works

The news that scientists have discovered a new part of the human eye only demonstrates that no matter how painstakingly mapped and thoroughly understood we might think the human body may be today, there’s much yet to know. Vision is particularly intriguing for, as Virginia Woolf put it in her …

How an optician can improve your print sales

<i>Posted by Matthew Parker</i><p>What on earth can an optician teach anyone about print sales?<p>A visit to the optician is always a worrying time for me. For …

Eye Exercises Can Keep Your Eyes Feeling Refreshed | Optx 20

When you think of exercise the first thing that comes to mind is probably lifting weights or running on the treadmill. But did you know that your …

‘Think About Your Eyes’ Campaign Is Focus of Aug. 14 ‘Power Hour’

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Think About Your Eyes, the national eye health awareness campaign, is the focus of the Aug.14 edition of “The Power Hour,” the …

New Contact Lens Technology Offers Promise to Decrease the Progression of Myopia

An iPhone App To Monitor Eye Disease

You can use your iPhone to play games, find restaurants, even friends. Now, some people in North Texas are using their iPhones to prevent …

Eye Care Tips For Post 50s: 5 Surprising Things That Are Bad For Your Vision

Eyesight naturally changes as we age. As we grow older, our eyes go from being able to refocus easily to having a harder time seeing detail, explained Dr. Rachel Bishop of the National Eye Institute. "People who used to be able to see well at distances and close up in their 20s will need glasses …

How to Pick Sunglasses for Men

How to Win a Duel

So you’ve been challenged to a duel? Don’t worry—you’re in good company. Anybody who’s anybody has dueled once or twice, from presidents like Andrew …

Mississippi River

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

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16 Totally Normal Phobias You Didn't Know Had Names

Who says phobias have to be weird? Everyone's scared.<p>1. Anuptaphobia<p>The fear of being or staying single. You know, like, forever.<p>2. …

Great Depression

11 Things You Might Not Know About Roller Skates

It’s summertime, and at many points over the past few centuries, that was the only reason necessary to strap on some roller skates. Though it’s a …

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