Many people expect their eyesight to decline with age — perhaps requiring a stronger eyeglass prescription or “readers.” Some vision changes are linked to age, but there are steps to consider to help our eyes stay as healthy as possible.

Many think a heart attack and SCA are the same, but they are very different. Recent heart attack victims have a higher risk of SCA, but there are life-saving treatment options available.

Den Cole of Putnam is examined by Certified APRN Angela Bailey at Blakeburn Clinic.

No matter how old or out of shape you think you are, it is never too late to add more physical activity to your life. Regular and consistent exercise can:

• Help you control your weight. Along with healthy diet, exercise plays an important role in preventing obesity.

While on a field trip to Crowder Lake University Park, Summer Playground director Debbie Carlisle received a lesson on how to shoot from, from left, OHP Lake Patrol Officer Chris Newcomb; Capt.

Don Nowlin of Colony receives treatment from physical therapy assistant Sally Pritchard, left, and certified occupational therapy assistant Shelby Josey at Clinton Therapy and Living Center.

Nearly half of all U.S. adults are living with high blood pressure, putting them at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to the American Medical Association (AMA). But there are several easy steps you can take to lower your risks.

Oftentimes, seeking to improve your health starts at your core — your heart. One common condition to be aware of is atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

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