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Culture MonsterNew leadership: The Metropolitan Museum of Art hires Sheena Wagstaff, chief curator of Tate Modern in London, in a bid to become a "serious competitor in the field of contemporary art for the first time in half a century." (New......
L.A. NOWThe FBI and San Diego police are asking for the public's help in finding a bank robbery suspect the agencies have dubbed the Mr. Magoo Bandit because of his roundish head, bald pate and apparent nearsightedness, like the famous cartoon......
Frugal Force - Orlando SentinelA Lake County ophthalmology practice has been selected as one of only four practices in the country to participate in a clinical trial of a new lens that will be used in cataract surgery. Doctors from Mid-Florida Eye Center will test the new lens —...
The Daily MirrorMay 14, 1961: Rinold George Duren, is the victim -- or the beneficiary, if you want to look at it that way -- of the most monumental case of nearsightedness in the annals of sport, if not in the annals......
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelOrange School Board member Vicky Bell has arranged for all students at Evans High School to get free screenings for vision problems during the school day Monday. Bell said it will be the first time that the student body of an Orange CountyÂ high school...
Dr. Peter Wilcox of Hayes was one of the speakers at the annual meeting and educational conference of the Orthokeratology Academy of America in Chicago in April. Wilcox personally presented four lectures and shared the podium for 12 hours during the...
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Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss. "Most...
FARGO, N.D. - “Mom, I can read the sign across the street!” my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time. A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
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Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community's "modesty patrols" were selling eyeglasses with "special blur-inducing stickers" that fuzz up distant images so that...
Parents want their kids to be as healthy as possible. Whether tailoring kids' diets to include healthier foods or encouraging their youngsters to be physically active, parents often go the extra mile with regards to the health of their children. But as...
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Jun 26, 2012 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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