Eleanora I. Robbins, PhD
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Science Explorers Club (reservation kids)
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BS-Ohio State; MS-Univ. Arizona; PhD Penn State; USGS-retired after 34 years; former Peace Corps volunteer; San Diego State Univ. adjunct faculty; San Diego Chilren and Nature Collaborative member

Eleanora I. Robbins, PhD's Blog

Your choice: outdoors or eyeglasses

  "Urban eyes" is an article in Science News, Feb. 9, 2013, p. 22-25.  It shows
that nearsightedness and myopia have risen significantly (from 25 to 42% of the
US population in one generation).  It suggests that the reason is too much
up close reading.  The solution--get kids outdoors because myopia points to
cataracts, glaucoma, or a detached retina later in life.

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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