Health

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Common eye conditions that men will often ignore are blurred vision, double vision, loss of peripheral vision, lumps on eyelids, and discolorations to the eyes. Men near the age of 40 or older will experience a gradual decline in their near vision. This natural condition (called presbyopia) results as the lens inside the eyes begin to harden. Focusing on near … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | July 15, 2020

By now, your children are adapting to being out of school and are likely spending more time on their phones or computer devices. While this is a fun way to spend time, it is not fun when it causes problems with the vision. Computers, telephones, and computerized games have become a routine part of kids’ lives. Surveys show the average … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

EYECARE

By Savannah Tribune | June 24, 2020

What do COVID 19 and near-sighted have in common? According to journals, the number of cases of near-sightedness is increasing nationwide. Studies show that more time is spent at computers now than before the coronavirus. Children are spending more time on a desktop, tablet, phones, or connected to devices playing video games. Adults are also doing the same. Working from … Continue reading “EYECARE”

As COVID-19 Phase 3 Vaccine Studies Begin, We Must Improve Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

By Savannah Tribune | June 24, 2020

The minority community’s relationship with the medical and scientific world has not been built upon trust. This is particularly true with African Americans. Brutal and unethical historical practices in medicine subjected African American bodies to dissection and autopsy material without their consent. In addition, sterilizing Native American women without their consent, and the infamous Tuskegee syphilis experiment, led to a … Continue reading “As COVID-19 Phase 3 Vaccine Studies Begin, We Must Improve Minority Participation in Clinical Trials”

June Is Recognized As Men’s Health Month

By Savannah Tribune | June 03, 2020

June 1 kicked off the 2020 Men’s Health Month (www.MensHealth- Month.org), an annual awareness period solely dedicated to education and activities on the health and wellness of men and boys. Communities around the nation are recognizing Men’s Health Month and Men’s Health Week (www.MensHealthWeek.org), a special awareness period recognized by Congress. The global activities associated with this month-long celebration this … Continue reading “June Is Recognized As Men’s Health Month”

COVID-19 And The Eyes

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Of all the talk going on about COVID-19, there has not been much talk about how the coronavirus can affect the eyes. This virus is new, and all the scientific data is not yet available about what to expect or how to prevent contracting this virus. What we do know is that transmission of the virus through the tears is … Continue reading “COVID-19 And The Eyes”