Vision loss tied to higher mortality risk among seniors

08/22/2014 | HealthDay News

A study in JAMA Ophthalmology involving more than 2,500 people ages 65 to 84 found that declining vision is linked with higher death risk. The study team said that the correlation may be attributed to a decline in the ability to do basic daily functions such as using a phone or shopping.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Counsel I – Clinical Contracts
Gilead Sciences
Foster City, CA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
Boise, ID