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Ophthalmologists warn: glaucoma has no early symptoms

The following article was provided by the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older. Unfortunately, there are usually no early symptoms of glaucoma and the disease progresses so gradually that patients often don’t realize they have the disease until their vision has been permanently damaged. Durin…

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IRS announces option for claiming home office deduction

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a simplified option that many owners of home-based businesses and some home-based workers may use to figure their deductions for the business use of their homes. In tax year 2010, the most recent year for which figures are available, nearly 3.4 million taxpayers claimed deductions for business use of a home (commonly referred to as the home office d…

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Take a mini-vacation for brain health

The following article was written by Mark Underwood, a neuroscience researcher, president and co-founder of Quincy Bioscience. He has been taped as an expert in the field of neuroscience for The Wall Street Journal Morning Radio, CBS and CNN Radio among others. He is a contributor to the “Brain Health Guide,” which highlights the research at Quincy Bioscience and offers practical tips to help…

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