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The Physician House Call is Back, for Good Reason

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Prior to 1950, it wasn’t uncommon for doctors to grab their medical bags and head to a patient’s home. They made house calls for everything from adults with chronic headaches to kids with upset tummies, conducting an exam and often providing treatment during the visit. In fact, nearly half of all doctor’s appointments in the […]

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Sight Matters for Seniors

By : on : January 5, 2018 comments : (Comments Off on Sight Matters for Seniors)

Nearly everyone experiences some degree of vision loss as they age. According to recent research, about 7 million Americans aged 65 and older have severe visual impairment, and experts say that number is likely to double by 2030. For seniors, declining or low vision can make simple daily tasks more complicated and can even lead […]

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