Minnesota's unusual stretch of warm weather has led to earlier-than-normal tick activity and a sudden start to the tick-borne disease season. Health officials urge Minnesotans to begin their efforts to protect themselves from ticks and the diseases they carry.
By age 65, one-third, and by age 80, one-half of all Americans will suffer from some form of eye disease. Many will not know their eyes are in jeopardy until it is too late to prevent severe vision loss or blindness.
If you think of Branson, Mo. as a city full of shows, you are correct. Dozens of shows are presented daily, and the tornado that roared through in February has caused little disruption in this "live music capital of the world." All but a couple of shows are continuing as usual.