Health

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Amblyopia is the medical term for what is known as “lazy eye.” Most people think lazy eye means the eyes are crossed. Some even think that lazy eye is when one eyelid is lower than the other. But specifically, lazy eye means that one eye cannot see equal to the other. Sometimes this occurs thru eye development from birth and … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | April 11, 2018

Dry eye syndrome results from chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Its consequences range from minor irritations, to the inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections. The most common symptoms of dry eyes are scratchy gritty feeling, burning, and tearing or watering. Some people also … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | April 04, 2018

Prevent Blindness America designates April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Often times, women are responsible for taking care of their family’s health but will neglect their own health, including their eyes. Current statistics show that women make up about 53% of the population and account for two-thirds of people who will end up with a visual impairment or … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

Not everyone is an “ideal” candidate for contact lenses. Perhaps you have been told that you cannot wear contact lenses. If you have one or more of the following conditions, contact lens wear may be more difficult: astigmatism, dry eyes, presbyopia, giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), keratoconus, or post-refractive surgery (such as LASIK or RK). But “difficult” does not mean impossible. … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Parents Urged to be Smart Consumers When Looking For Summer Camps

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is partnering with Quality Care for Children (QCC) to help parents find summer camps and child care programs for the summer. Parents can verify their camps by visiting www.qualityrated.org to see if it is either licensed or exempt from licensing. If parents prefer, they can speak with a … Continue reading “Parents Urged to be Smart Consumers When Looking For Summer Camps”

Narconon New Life Retreat

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Narconon New Life Retreat wants you to be aware to look for the following signs when it comes to methamphetamine addiction. Hyperactivity, Insomnia Weight loss, Tooth decay Report suspicious activity to law enforcement officials and keep your loved ones safe from the dangers of meth addiction. To learn more about meth addiction, visit: ht tp: / / www.narcononn ewliferetreat.org/ drug-abuse-information/ … Continue reading “Narconon New Life Retreat”

Local Nutritionist – Cancer Expert Speaks at CAM for Cancer Conference

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Dozens of National and International Cancer Experts gathered in West Palm Beach, Fla March 1-3 for the 12th Annual Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies conference The conference presented in part by the Annie Appleseed Project consisted of 3 days of sessions teaching, motivating and cheering hundreds of cancer patients, cancer survivors, along with their families and friends. The goal is … Continue reading “Local Nutritionist – Cancer Expert Speaks at CAM for Cancer Conference”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

In a world of computerized offices, homes, schools, and recreational activities, it is important to know that prolonged use of computers and computerized gadgets can lead to visual complications known as computer vision syndrome (CVS). Studies have shown that 50% to 90% of computer users experience some degree of eyestrain, headaches, double vision, or other symptoms during their work day. … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Savannah State Accepts Donation From Local Church

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) accepted a donation of $35,000 from the congregation of the New Zion Independent Methodist Church. The funds will support student scholarships. The local church recently disbanded and as a nonprofit, donated its assets to another nonprofit. Reatha Stevens, trustee of the assets, and an alumna of Savannah State, said the original bylaws stipulated the assets be … Continue reading “Savannah State Accepts Donation From Local Church”

SSU Visual Art Student Takes On New Role At Savannah African Art Museum

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Sharonna Ray, an undergraduate senior studying Visual Art at Savannah State has been selected as an Education and Public Relations Intern at the Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM). “What strikes your interest for working with the Savannah African Art Museum?” asks Barbara Essig, Education and Public Relations Coordinator. Ms. Ray explains, “As a Visual Art student, I am fervent about … Continue reading “SSU Visual Art Student Takes On New Role At Savannah African Art Museum”