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In this Issue:

  • Monthly Observances
  • Why National Puzzle Day?
  • Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Nutrient of the Month: Folic Acid
  • Spotlight on Caregivers
  • Featured Recipe: Baked Spaghetti
  • News from MOWWM

Featured Story: Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – the perfect time to spread the word about the disease. So, this year, add learning about glaucoma to your list! Your eyes will thank you for it.

  1. Glaucoma can cause vision loss and blindness, which can’t be reversed. Glaucoma causes fluid to build up in your eye, causing pressure that can damage the optic nerve, which transfers visual images to your brain. But, you can save your vision with early detection and treatment.
  2. There are no early symptoms. Glaucoma often has no early warning signs. No pain. No discomfort. No blurry vision. Only advanced glaucoma will affect your vision. Don’t wait for symptoms to visit your eye doctor!

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