Vision Correction Surgery | Colorectal Cancer | Sepsis After Childbirth | Drug and Alcohol Facts | Hearing

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Thursday, March 23, 2023


Shaping Clearer Vision

A woman getting an eye exam with a phoropter.

Glasses and contact lenses can help you see more clearly. For some, surgery may also be an option. Find out if vision correction surgery is right for you. (From NIH News in Health)

National Colorectal Cancer Month

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Learn about the causes, treatment options, and ongoing research for colon and rectal cancer. (From NIH’s NCI)

Lowering the Risk of Mother’s Sepsis or Death After Childbirth

A young girl with her ear against a woman's pregnant belly.

A single oral dose of a common antibiotic significantly lowered the risk of sepsis or death among women who had planned a vaginal birth. (From NIH Research Matters)

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®

A group of smiling teenagers.

Help share facts about drugs, alcohol, and addiction in your community during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®. (From NIH’s NIDA)

How Do We Hear?

A senior man cupping his ear with his hand.

Hearing depends on a series of complex steps that change sound waves in the air into electrical signals. Check out the unique process that allows you to hear. (From NIH’s NIDCD)