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Medical

Tips to Protect Your Eyes During the Total Eclipse

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire United States Aug. 21. While partial eclipses are more common, a total solar eclipse occurs when the moon covers the entire face of the sun. Experts at Southern College of Optometry and American Paper Optics offer...

Falls Lead to Declines in Seniors

More than half of elderly patients (age 65 and older) who visited an emergency department because of injuries sustained in a fall suffered adverse events – including additional falls, hospitalization and death – within 6 months. The results of a study examining how risk factors predict recurrent falls and adverse...

2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, today released the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, part of its patient portal to help families find the best medical care for their child. The 11th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings are the only source of comprehensive, quality-related information...

iPhone and iPad app, Caremap, helps families securely track their children’s health

Families across the globe can now access a free app to help them organize and monitor their children’s health. The app, called Caremap, enables family caregivers to securely store vital medical information and share it with health professionals as part of their care or in an emergency. Families can also...