March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month!

Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety nonprofit organization, has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month. That’s particularly important this year, since so many people are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning a LOT more screen time. So...

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“I started missing out on the joys of life.”

For Dianne Keil, losing her hearing dramatically changed the way she interacted with the world. As she described herself to us: “I’m a very active lady. I enjoy music, art, church, exercise, dining out.” But when her hearing started to go, “It made me something of an...

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Deaf Culture Enters the Mainstream

If you were among the millions who watched the Superbowl last weekend, you were also treated to a wonderful performance, as Deaf rapper Warren “Wawa” Snipe performed the national anthem in American Sign Language. His rendition of the Star Spangled Banner showed the physical eloquence...

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3D-Printed Halo Helps Blind 18-Year-Old Dog

The latest benefactor of 3D printing technology is a two-and-a-half pound Pomeranian named Sienna, freethink.com reports. Like many seniors, Sienna has failing eyesight, resulting in collisions with door frames and walls. But Sienna is in luck, because her owner, Chad Lalande, has a brand-new 3D...

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