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Better Vision with Exercise

We all know there are many benefits the body reaps from exercise: stronger muscles and bones, a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and improved mood are some of the most well-known. What is less well known is that exercise may actually cause better vision, too! It is expected that by the year 2050,…

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Genetics and Eye Color

Have you ever met a blue-eyed child with two biologically brown-eyed parents? Or have you ever wondered if the eye color of an expected child can be predicted? What Determines Eye Color? The color of our eyes is determined by how much melanin (pigment) is present in our irises; the more pigment present, the darker…