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Spotlight on Sickle Cell Disease

Approximately 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease. Although the exact number of people living with sickle cell disease is unknown, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says more than 2.5 million people have the sickle trait. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center wants to share some important…

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Are You at Risk for Cataracts?

The risk of developing certain health conditions increases significantly as we age. Vision loss due to cataracts is a common condition associated with aging. In fact, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness among Americans age 40 and older. By recognizing the symptoms of early vision loss, and by taking the appropriate measures to have…