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FARMINGTON, N.M. — A public school teacher in a New Mexico town situated near the country's largest American Indian reservation has developed a braille...
Friends make tactile Rubik’s Cube for visually impaired

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Sasha Thomas' family has textured dots and stickers placed around the house to help identify various appliances, railings and other items. ...
Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

WASHINGTON — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of the most expensive medicines in the...
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PENDLETON, Ore. — One day last December, Kimberly Lindsay mindlessly browsed her Facebook feed before clicking on a YouTube video. She sat back and...
West Texas-based online radio show offers mental health help

MIDLAND, Texas — A Midland-based online radio show is spreading information about mental health, one broadcast at a time. ...
Student receives virtual reality glasses to help sight

PORTAGE, Pa. — In this digital-driven era, technology can do wonders for society, whether it's a prosthetic leg for a war veteran who lost...
Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation's first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a treatment that improves the sight of...

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