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Argentina offers the blind a place to play tennis

Argentina offers the blind a place to play tennis

For the visually impaired, Argentina offers blind people a place to play tennis
Published: 11/17/14
Family doctor in the eye of the health storm

Family doctor in the eye of the health storm

Southeastern Nebraska family doctor Bob Wergin in the eye of the health storm
Published: 11/15/14
Madison brothers bound by blindness

Madison brothers bound by blindness

Madison brothers bound by legal blindness, hearing loss caused by Usher syndrome
Published: 11/17/14
Florida hospitals prepare in case of Ebola patient

Florida hospitals prepare in case of Ebola patient

The public frenzy has abated for now across the U.S. but the Ebola crisis in West Africa leaves its mark in the way local hospitals conduct business, determined as they are to spot that one person who might walk through the door showing symptoms of the deadly disease.
Published: 11/12/14
Updated: 11/13/14
Castor, Buckhorn encourage new Obamacare signups

Castor, Buckhorn encourage new Obamacare signups

TAMPA — The advisers helping local residents enroll in health insurance made available under President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act say Year 1 was a pretty good one: 7 million covered nationwide, nearly 1 million in Flor...
Published: 11/12/14
Pharmacy flier printed on back of patient records

Pharmacy flier printed on back of patient records

The recycled paper contained a schedule of the pharmacy's refills for Nov. 12 through Nov. 24, complete with patients' names, phone numbers, prescriptions, quantity and doctors.
Published: 11/11/14

WMU receives federal grants totaling $3.7M

WMU receives federal grants totaling $3.7M for programs addressing blindness, low vision
Published: 11/06/14

UMass prof helps blind children in Qatar

UMass-Dartmouth professor helps blind children in Qatar
Published: 11/08/14
Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a swelter...
Updated: 2 months ago