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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Medical news

Program helps Omaha students' vision

A volunteer program is providing free eye examinations and glasses to students at eight Omaha Public Schools
Published: 03/22/17

The Latest: Republican eyes continued care for incurably ill

A Republican state legislator wants to ensure Nevadans with chronic conditions such as his own experience no gaps in treatment
Published: 03/21/17

Advocates urge Nebraska lawmakers to pass medical pot bill

Medical marijuana advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would allow people with diseases including cancer, glaucoma and epilepsy to use the substance
Published: 03/15/17

Prosecutor: Eye doctor profited by fraud, false hopes

A federal prosecutor charged that a prominent Florida eye doctor tied to a U.S. senator's alleged corruption built much of his fortune by defrauding Medicare and instilling false hopes in his patients
Published: 03/09/17
Medicare fraud trial set for doctor tied to Menendez probe

Medicare fraud trial set for doctor tied to Menendez probe

The Medicare fraud trial of a prominent Florida eye doctor tied to a New Jersey senator's alleged corruption is set to begin
Updated one month ago

Indictment: Veteran claiming blindness defrauded government

An Army veteran has been indicted for pretending to be blind to collect $63,000 in benefits
Updated one month ago

Association for the Blind renamed Future In Sight

An organization that helps New Hampshire residents who are blind or visually impaired live independent lives is getting a new name
Updated one month ago
Those with blurry close-up vision get some new help

Those with blurry close-up vision get some new help

An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age
Updated one month ago
New help for that bane of middle-age: blurry close-up vision

New help for that bane of middle-age: blurry close-up vision

An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age
Updated one month ago
Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

After spending the past decade and $32 million working on the technology, a Canadian company is releasing a sleek version of electronic glasses that enable the legally blind to see
Updated one month ago