Air Pollution Linked to Higher Glaucoma Risk

Another reason to address pollution, says UK study. Living in a more polluted area is associated with a greater likelihood of having glaucoma, Medical Express reports. A new study led by University College London (UCL) found that people in neighborhoods with higher amounts of fine particulate...

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Deaf Dancer Lands Her Dream Role

“My face is my voice.” As the Lady in Purple in “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf,” Alexandria Wailes finally has a part that reflects her many parts, Gia Kourlas writes in The New York Times. She is deaf. She is mixed race. And she is a dancer....

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Blinded by a Bomb, Marine Continues to Serve

He credits adaptive sports for giving him hope. In October 2010, an explosion left Dorian Gardner legally blind, California Live reports. While on patrol in Afghanistan, his unit came under fire. During the firefight a bomb exploded, and Dorian lost his left eye. His right eye was severely...

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Trust Us!

“Trust Gap Persists For Charities.” That’s the headline in the current Chronicle of Philanthropy. Ouch. The article goes on to talk about how donors are becoming more wary. We know that some well-known charities have had a range of problems over the past few years, and it’s...

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