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Flying Blind: Buckthorn, Bureaucracy & Bats by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Aug 2013 8:00am Flying Blind is more than just a story about one man’s battles with bats, buckthorn, authority and byzantine government regulations. Celebrated author Howard Frank Mosher says Don Mitchell’s forthcoming memoir “does for rural New England what Wendell Berry’s essays do for Kentucky and Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It does ... Read on »
Blind Planet aims to be one-stop blindness resource by Ron Graham Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Nov 2008 7:13pm If you’re interested in news, products, and information specific to blindness, you might want to bookmark the Blind Planet Web site, which bills itself as, “The best blind community on the net,.” “Our mission is to provide the world with a one-stop resource for blindness-related information, podcasts, tutorials, mailing lists, web site ... Read on »
The Blind Date that Shouldn’t Be a Blind Date by Sara M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:26pm 1 Comment Have you ever bailed on a date because you couldn’t remember what the guy looked like? Chances are you have. I think I’ve done that at least six times. Here’s the scenario… You meet a guy in a bar when your beer goggles are in full effect. On top of the blurred vision, there is a lot going on to distract you like your best friend making out ... Read on »
The Jewish Guild for the Blind’s new Autism and Blindness Tele-Support Group by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 12:23pm The Jewish Guild for the blind would like to share with you a free resource for families of children who are autistic and vision impaired.  In the United States, 1.8 million children under the age of 18 are blind or seriously visually impaired.  The Jewish Guild for the Blind’s new Autism and Blindness Tele-Support Group provides free weekly ... Read on »
Cleaning Blinds? Get learned to this ultrasonic way of cleaning blinds by traval Posted Thu 02 May 2013 7:50am Fighting everyday to get rid of dust from your blinds could really a tiring job? Well, you need to relax and do some change on your cleaning styles. We know that household cleaning is part of our daily chores and it to the fact that it is our regular work.Cleaning blindis badly needed to do for us to maintain the cleanliness of blinds. The fact t ... Read on »
Blind Leading the Blind in Personal Training Business by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:02pm There is so much talk of entrepreneurs in personal training lately, that you can't help but want to find out more. The sheer idea of running your own business doing what you love is extremely attractive and has the potential to be very lucrative. Or is it? It depends. From time to time, I venture onto craigslist.org to find some cli ... Read on »
The Blind Leading the Blind by Kathy S. Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 10:45am While reading, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver I came across many very interesting concepts about the food we eat; and why we eat it.  I have had such a good experience reading this book and I feel that anyone who eats should read it. Towards the end of the book, page 339 to be exact, has a quick side note about ... Read on »
I had my first blind date yester... by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 5:40pm I had my first blind date yesterday. We met online and have been communicating electronically for weeks now.   We found out we have a lot in common and even live in the same town.   So, it was only natural to take it to the next step.   We made a date for lunch. I suppose I was a little nervous; we were complete strangers.   What if ... Read on »
Resveratrol may prevent blindness from retinopathy, macular degeneration by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 12:00am WUSTL.edu - Resveratrol - found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants - stops out-of-control blood vessel growth in the eye, according to vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The ... Read on »
First successful double-blind ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 9:36pm First successful double-blind trial of gene therapy for advanced Parkinson's disease A multi-center gene therapy trial for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease demonstrated reduced symptoms of the progressive movement disorder, according to a new study published in Lancet Neurology. 17 mar 2011--The study was designed to deliver the ... Read on »