Living Right Linked to Much Lower AMD Danger

T he healthy habits that protect your heart and combat chronic disease also seem to be good for your eyes. New research on a subset of the Womens Health Initiative (WHI) reports that women who eat right, exercise and dont smoke were 71% less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among older Americans.
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