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Your Eyes Are A Precious Gift–Protect Them During The Holidays
“I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!”
“No, you'll shoot your eye out.”
This line from “A Christmas Story” is one of the most memorable Christmas movie quotes ever. Funny in the movie, but the holiday season does present a real eye injury threat.
For those who celebrate Christmas, that risk begins even before the actual day.
Some of the most frequent holiday-related eye injuries come from the Christmas tree itself.
Holiday eye safety begins with the acquisition of the tree. […]
There is a common misconception that any adverse reaction to a drug is an allergy. That is definitely not the case.
Reporting to your doctors that you have an allergy to a medication when what you really had was a side effect could potentially create a substantial alteration to your medical care in the future. And this could mean a physician might avoid using a drug that could possibly save your life because of the fear of an allergic reaction.
An anaphylactic allergic reaction generally produces a very specific set of symptoms, including difficulty breathing due to constriction […]