Are Your Teeth Going “Grrr!” When You’re Going “Zzz”?

For many of us, the news comes during a routine dental check-up. “I see you grind your teeth,” your dentist might say. The assessment might confuse you. You know for a fact you don’t grind your teeth all day. But what about at night? Many people suffer from sleep bruxism – the condition of grinding one’s teeth while they sleep – and don’t even know it....
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Looking to Get the Most Out of Your Vision Benefits? We’ve Got You Covered

If your 2021 resolutions include taking care of your health, among the most important is your eyecare. Taking advantage of the benefits of the vision insurance available from MRTA and AMBA can help you save money and keep your eyes healthy. Choosing an in-network eye doctor is easy and can save you hundreds of dollars.Whether you’re in a metropolitan or rural area, we offer members...
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Your Feet Are Killing You Because You’re Killing Your Feet

One of the best exercises is walking. It keeps muscles healthy and joints flexible, you can enjoy the outdoors, and, if you join a walking group, you can meet new friends with common interests. The average American walks between 3,000 to 4,000 steps a day, which is approximately 1.5 to 2 miles. To find out how many steps you currently walk, your smartphone probably has a...
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A Revolution in Eyecare: Seeing the Future of Reversing Glaucoma

Last month, we shared an article about the dangers of glaucoma , a leading cause of blindness, and steps you can take to prevent or slow the condition. Now there is some exciting news on potentially reversing the condition. Scientists have successfully restored vision in mice by turning back the clock on aged eye cells in the retina to recapture youthful gene function. The scientists...
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