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SENIOR Q&A: My father is not walking as far as he did six months ago

Q: My father is not walking as far as he did six months ago. He commented to me that his legs are not as strong. My father is into his 90’s and I would expect some slowing down at his age. My father denies pain in his legs or knees …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Retinitis pigmentosa

Q: Retinitis pigmentosa runs in my fiancé’s family. Should he get tested before we have kids?A: Light enters the eye through the cornea and is focused onto the retina (which acts like the ‘movie screen’ of the eye). There are two main types of light-sensitive receptor cells of the retina, …