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If you have high cholesterol (a total cholesterol level of 240 milligrams per deciliter of blood or above), taking steps to lower it can greatly reduce your chances of having a heart attack. For every 10% drop in your cholesterol level, your heart attack risk falls by 20% to 30%.
When eye safety is overlooked, you run the risk of developing a serious eye condition that may lead to permanent loss of vision. Prevent Blindness America (PBA) estimates that approximately 850,000 Americans sustain eye damage each year from injuries at home, at work, or while playing sports. Many of these injuries could be easily prevented by taking the proper precautions and exercising common sense.
Every generation puts its own spin on the aging process, and how you approach your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond is different than the way your parents did. This September during Healthy Aging Month, find the latest government information from USA.gov to help you improve your physical, mental and financial health:
Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is 100 percent preventable. Yet approximately 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have high-frequency hearing loss from overexposure to loud noises at work or during leisure activities.
Iris recognition is a form of biometric identification, like fingerprinting. Like the fingerprint, the pattern in the iris is randomly formed during gestation, so no two individuals have identical iris patterns. Iris recognition technology uses an infrared illumination to allow a camera to create images of the intricate structure of the iris, which is then stored as a digital map that can be compared to an iris presented at the identification port to provide positive identification.
More than 200,000 preventable deaths from heart disease and stroke occurred in the United States in 2010, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) released in September its first international poll , the 2013 International Bedroom Poll, comparing sleep times, attitudes, habits and bedtime routines of those in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan between the ages of 25 and 55 years old.
Up to 93% of all computer users will experience symptoms of eye strain from computers according to Optometric Association estimates. Nearly everyone that uses a computer for as little as 2 hours a day will notice some of these symptoms sooner or later. So we are talking about almost every man, woman, and child in the country.
Today, in industrialized countries, many people spend the majority of their waking hours sitting; whether it's at home while watching television or on the computer, travelling to work in a car or bus, or working at a desk in front of a computer. Although sitting requires less physical effort than standing or walking, it puts stress on the lumbar area.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.