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Stories with subject: Eye health
  • State offers training for blind, visually impaired 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:49 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind is set to start hosting a series of monthly training sessions focusing on assistive technology for people who are blind or visually impaired.

  • Former Iowa woman suffers 'face blindness' 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:53 pm
  • MONTICELLO, Iowa - Tara Fall, of Menifee, California, can see just fine following a stroke she suffered some years earlier. She just can't recognize faces; not even those of her husband, children or mother, she told a crowd Friday at Loras College in Dubuque.

  • Agency offers lifeline for the visually impaired 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:43 am
  • PITTSBURGH - Evelyn Nickel operates a sewing machine to stitch the corner sections of bedsheets.

  • High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:55 am
  • SANDS POINT, New York - Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family.

  • Arizona eyes changes of behavioral health services 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:35 am
  • PHOENIX - The state has been revamping its behavioral health services in Maricopa County but now is turning its attention to the rest of the state.

  • Mekeel ends 40-year career at Lancaster Newspapers 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:47 pm
  • LANCASTER, Pennsylvania - In a darkened office in a corner of the Lancaster Newspapers newsroom, the blinds drawn against the daylight and illuminated mainly by the glow from two small lamps, reporters come to read their stories out loud and editors come to talk about headlines and chew over story ideas.

  • Dallas museum takes art to the blind, and beyond 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:35 pm
  • DALLAS - With their galleries full of paintings and sculptures, museums are a treat for the eyes. So after suffering optic nerve damage, Bobby Jackson of Fort Worth wasn't sure he'd ever visit one again.