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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Medical news

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses are due to glaucoma, not rock-star attitude
Published: 10/17/14

$1.5M grant supports Eye Research Institute work

$1.5 million grant supports cataract work at Eye Research Institute at Oakland University
Published: 10/15/14

Stem cells to treat blindness appear to be safe

Stem cells used to treat blindness look safe but it's too early to tell if it works
Published: 10/14/14

Nebraska free vision tests offered to 3-year-olds

Nebraska 'See to Learn' program will have optometrists offer free vision tests to 3-year-olds
Published: 10/09/14
New Jersey nun credited with curing boy beatified

New Jersey nun credited with curing boy beatified

In step before sainthood, nun credited with curing boy's eye disease is beatified in US first
Published: 10/04/14
Nun credited with curing boy to be beatified

Nun credited with curing boy to be beatified

Nun credited with curing boy from eye disease up for beatification; move toward sainthood
Published: 10/03/14

Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

Falcon undergoes cataract surgery in New Hampshire, gets artificial lenses
Published: 09/30/14
Family of NC teenager hopes to save his sight

Family of NC teenager hopes to save his sight

Rare eye disease affects Camp Lejeune teenager; family tries to raise money to save his sight
Published: 09/28/14
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: 1 months ago
Lawyer Morgan, Sheriff Judd on medical pot panel

Lawyer Morgan, Sheriff Judd on medical pot panel

TAMPA — Two well-known foes on the question of medical marijuana will address the issue as part of a public forum Thursday night in Lakeland.
Updated: 1 months ago