July 2016

  • Woman getting a vaccination.

    Safeguarding Our Health

    Vaccines Protect Us All

    We live in a time when vaccines can protect us from many of the most serious illnesses. Staying current on your shots helps you—and your neighbors—avoid getting and spreading disease.

  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses in a case.

    A Blurry Worldview

    Understanding Myopia

    Blurry distant vision is the main symptom of myopia, a condition that affects about a third of American adults. If you have myopia, you’ll have trouble seeing things far away, but you’ll be able to see nearby things clearly.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Tianna Hicklin
  • Robin Latham