RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

January 24, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Diet and nutrition researchers in Italy say pasta isn't fattening, and is associated with a lower body mass index, or BMI. They also say pasta has gotten a bad rap over the years. If there is an issue with eating pasta, it's the often the overly salty, sugary, fatty sauces.The FDA has approved another type of cornea implant for aging baby boomers. The implant resembles a tiny contact lens and corrects vision in people who cannot focus clearly on near objects or small print. The implant is smaller than the eye of a needle.And... in a related note... more Americans may need vision correction in the coming decades. New data shows the average person now stares at screens like TV, computer, tablet and phone for more than 10 hours per day. And the numbers are increasing. More devices and more content means more time in front of the screens. If nothing else, that increased time already disrupts sleep patterns courtesy of the "blue light" many of these devices emit.For RadioMD News, this

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