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Art, Through the Eyes of the Blind

In a world without sight, art still exists and has the power to transform. That's what Bojana Coklyat is teaching the students in her class -- all blind or visually impaired -- that creating is about …

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Wisdom from Janet Perez Eckles

I had dreams , expectations and plans. But all ended when a black curtain covered my world. At 31 years old, a retinal disease brought complete blindness. And hope for happiness faded into the fog of …

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Paula Deen’s Diabetes: A Deep-Fried Drug Endorsement

The year before he died of lung cancer, actor Yul Brynner taped a commercial for the American Cancer Society. "Now that I'm gone," he pleaded into the camera, "I tell you: Don't smoke, whatever you …

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4 Eye Diseases You’re At Risk for As You Age

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor By age 65, 1-in-3 Americans have some form of vision-impairing eye disease. There are four major age-related eye diseases (AREDs) ó glaucoma, c…

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11 Basics to Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is the ultimate player. First you see it, then you donít. If you are confused about MS, you are far from alone. First, what it is not: multiple sclerosis is not the same as muscu…

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