Solar Eclipse Can Be Dangerous To Your Eyes
Jul31

Solar Eclipse Can Be Dangerous To Your Eyes

This information comes to us from Sarah Burgett, O.D., of Eye Surgeons Associates:   For many, the solar eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017, will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. The continental United States will be able to observe the moon passing between the sun and the Earth for two to three hours from beginning to end. The Quad Cities and surrounding area will have a partial eclipse. Southern Illinois lies within the path of...

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Driverless Cars: The Wave of the Future?
Jul31

Driverless Cars: The Wave of the Future?

Autonomous cars are still somewhat of a fairytale for most people, but be ready to embrace them, because they are here!   Drivers are becoming co-pilots, and companies like Tesla are leading the charge. Tesla, which was founded by SpaceX’s Elon Musk, is a manufacturer of electric and autonomous cars. With interest levels surging, the company’s production can’t keep up with demand.   I had heard that Tesla was designing the...

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My Journey Through Allergy Testing
Jun27

My Journey Through Allergy Testing

It wasn’t until the summer after my senior year of high school that I started feeling the effects of allergies. I worked in a city parks department, where a majority of my time was spent mowing the grass, which is no fun with allergies. As someone who’d never dealt with allergies before, I was unfamiliar with the symptoms I was experiencing and regrettably, made no attempt to fight it. Reflecting on it now, 40 hours a week for three...

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