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April 25, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Vision screening for seniors

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Current evidence suggests seniors do not need to be screened routinely for vision problems by a primary care physician, finds a systematic review from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force - recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

April 18, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Income impacts longevity

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While income is associated with longevity, life expectancy differences between wealthy and lower income Americans are not uniform across the nation, finds a pioneering, comprehensive study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.