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Healthy Living: Cancer Drug Saves Sight

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It's the leading cause of legal blindness in older Americans.

Every year, 250,000 people in the U.S. are treated for age related macular degeneration.

Now, there's more and more evidence that a cancer drug doctor's have been relying on to help patients, works just as well, as a much more expensive option.

We have the story in today's Healthy Living.

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