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Question: My husband has lost most of his vision from a combination of diabetes and an infection. When we're going shopping, or just for a walk how can I help him? Answer: This is a problem encountered by many families when someone in the family has lost...
Los Angeles TimesPresident Obama accepted his party’s nomination for a second term and called on Americans to rally around his economic vision in a prime-time address marked by soaring oratory as well as specific goals, promises and benchmarks to win over anxious...
Question: I don't have insurance and need help with paying for eye surgery. I'm on Social Security Disability, but I'm still in the 2 year waiting period for Medicare. I'm diabetic and have some bleeding in my eyes. The eye doctor says this just can't...
Tiffany L. Chan, O.D., an instructor of ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center). Chan specializes in visual function and...
Darrell Laurant, the Lynchburg News & Advance columnist, writer, and author, suffered a stroke on June 8. This is his story, written especially for Our Health. In its most common usage, the word "stroke" conjures images that are smooth and gentle --...
LARRY Gina, I spend quite a bit of time researching sex stuff for this column (the subject boosts readership almost as much as publishing my photo) in really boring academic journals. Those professors could crank out a research paper on...
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When Christopher Booher opens his email at work, a robotic voice rapidly reads the words to him. As a blind employee at the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Booher relies on the screen-reading software. But the 33-year-old says it's...
I saw Helen for the first time in a long time the other day, panhandling at the expressway exit at Belmont and Kedzie avenues. The woman looked like Helen, at any rate. She was small and disheveled, though notably older and more battered than Helen had...
Burleigh is a Bernese mountain dog who is more mountain than dog. At 120 pounds, the 16-month-old bounds into the examining room at a Des Plaines doggy fitness center like an animal a quarter of his size. Burleigh is Katie Mehrtens' youngest client and...
Fox 5 San Diego SportsCHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them. Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
L.A. NOWAttorney Mark Overland, 72, is legally blind -- and the DMV issued him a driver's license. What do you think?...
Channel Guide MagazineWell, I was kinda hoping we might start this week's outing by addressing why Abby went outer limits at duet-winner Chloe at the end of last week’s episode, but I guess not. And given that we’re chugging ever closer the end of Season 2, I...
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