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How Gratitude Changed My Life

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

Keeping a gratitude journal and taking these mental gratitude pictures have made me more conscious, every moment of every day, of the many miracles life has to offer, if I simply take the time to notice them.

This 11-Year-Old Girl Facing Blindness Has Raised Nearly $100,000 For Sight-Saving Research

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact

Lilly Diuble is not one to throw in the towel. The 11-year-old Michigan girl has known for quite some time that, eventually, she will lose her eyes...

Why We Should Care About Changes In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The pharmaceutical sector is still struggling to find an operating model that will work in the 21st century. The shocking news of GlaxoSmithKline's sale of its cancer-drug business to Novartis -- and the many recent huge deals like it -- are the most recent evidence.

I Lost My Glasses

Chuck Nyren | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Two-and-a-half years ago, my more-significant-than-I-am other insisted on accompanying me to my eye appointments. I would pick out goofy-looking big plastic frames and she would make sure I got new, trendy ones.

World's Tiniest Telescope Treats Blindness

Barbara Dehn | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Thanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.

What New Advances In Medical Devices Are Doing For Aging Americans

Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Mark Baard Science's latest wonders, from a telescopic eye implant to artificial joints with microchip monitors N...

How to Protect Your Eyes From Cold Weather Sun Damage

Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Liz Neporent for YouBeauty Everyone knows that if you spend too much time in the sun your skin will burn -- but your eyes? Experts warn that ove...

Are You Focused On Your Eye Health?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

When you catch yourself holding the dinner menu at arm's length, you know you're part of the Post50 crowd. You have come to the stage in life that for...