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Eye Safety at Work

Eye injuries in the workplace are very common. More than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work each day. About 1 in 10 injuries require one or more missed workdays to recover from. Of the total amount of work-related injuries, 10-20 % will cause temporary or permanent vision loss. Experts believe that the right eye […]


First Aid for Eye Emergencies

Knowing what to do for an eye emergency can save valuable time and possibly prevent vision loss. Here are some instructions for basic eye injury first aid. Be Prepared ·         Wear eye protection for all hazardous activities and sports at school, home and on the job that could lead to an eye injury. ·         DO stock […]





Are Foods With Printed Health Claims Really Better?

These days you almost need a Rosetta Stone to decipher the health claims on food package labels. Do you ever wonder if foods marketed with such claims actually are healthier? Researchers overseas asked that question—and gathered data on the matter. Their study, published in the July 13 issue of European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (doi: […]