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Monday, Jul 24, 2017

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Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind provides call center workers

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind provides call center workers

Al Rodriguez spends most of his work day on the phone as part of a call center operator affiliated with the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind
Published: 07/23/17

See this? Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye

Doctors intending to perform cataract surgery on a 67-year-old woman in Britain found something rather unexpected: 17 contact lenses mashed together in her right eye, with 10 more behind them
Published: 07/17/17

Optometry practice settles fraud case with feds, Maine

Federal prosecutors say a Maine eye care group has entered into a civil settlement agreement to resolve allegations of false claims to Medicare and others
Published: 07/10/17
Omaha man still golfs despite being legally blind

Omaha man still golfs despite being legally blind

Dean Nielsen has a disease called autoimmune optic neuropathy, which caused his immune system to attack his optic nerves and degrade his vision
Updated one month ago

Omaha man still golfs despite being legally blind

Dean Nielsen has a disease called autoimmune optic neuropathy, which caused his immune system to attack his optic nerves and degrade his vision
Updated one month ago

10 visually impaired Russian athletes banned for doping

Ten visually impaired Russian athletes in powerlifting have been banned for doping in a case linked to claims that some of them may have been doped without their knowledge.
Updated one month ago

BC-OLY--Russian Doping,1st Ld-Writethru

MOSCOW (AP) Ten visually impaired Russian athletes in powerlifting have been banned for doping in a case linked to claims that some of them may have been doped without their knowledge.
Updated one month ago

BC-OLY--Russian Doping

MOSCOW (AP) Ten visually impaired Russian athletes in powerlifting have been banned for doping in a case linked to claims that some of them may have been doped without their knowledge.
Updated one month ago

Funding cuts hit Iowa agencies as new budget takes effect

A roughly $7.2 billion state budget has taken effect in Iowa
Updated one month ago

Some Metro cars still lack protections for visually impaired

Metro has pushed back its timeline for retrofitting some of its rail cars with safety barriers meant to protect the visually impaired from falling into gaps between trains
Updated one month ago