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November 20, 2021

Cutting Your Carbon Footprint & What You Need to Know about Glaucoma
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Three Simple Steps to Cut Your Carbon Footprint
Making the right food purchases can save you money, improve your health, and help the environment. Hua Cai, PhD, Associate Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, and Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, shares three simple changes to make in your shopping habits, that have surprisingly strong impact on your food carbon footprint.
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What You Need to Know about Glaucoma
Then, a vital step to protect your vision is to schedule an annual eye exam. Glaucoma expert, Daniel Laroche, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, outlines the most common symptoms of the illness, who is at greatest risk, and why people of color are in the highest risk category.
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The Sleep/Learning Connection for Young Students
sleep problems are common in children and are known to detrimentally affect language and cognitive abilities, as well as academic achievement. We’ll talk with Anna Joyce, PhD, MSc, Lecturer in Psychology, from Regent’s University London, who led a study that examined the connection between sleep-disordered breathing and daytime sleepiness in children and reading skills.
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