Increasing dependence on iPads, computers and smartphones has left many young people with an eye problem that usually affects those much older.
Millions are developing ‘dry eye’, a condition that results in gritty, itchy, inflamed eyes, thanks to hours staring at a screen.
When we use such devices, the mind focuses so strongly on the screen we can ‘forget’ to blink, according to dry eye specialist Dr Christine Purslow. This can affect [...]
CHICAGO (CBS) — Having summer suddenly make an appearance in mid-March is causing an ugly dark side for some people.
Because of the heat wave, plants are budding early and causing “dangerously high” tree pollen levels that could make allergy sufferers miserable, officials say.
The tree pollen count for Wednesday, was 1,600, more than the 1,500 threshold that signals a dangerous air quality warning, said Dr. Joseph Leija, who performs the Midwest’s official [...]