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How Smoking Harms Your Vision

How Smoking Harms Your Vision | TapTapSee | Scoop.it

Smokers significantly increase their risk of developing a cataract compared with non-smokers. In fact, studies show that people who smoke double their chance of forming cataracts, and the risk continues to increase the more you smoke.

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Learn about the dangers of smoking when it comes to your eyes.

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Course to help visually impaired

Course to help visually impaired | TapTapSee | Scoop.it
THE Wiltshire Blind Association is running a course in Swindon to help people with a visual impairment come to terms with their sight loss.
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This is great information for anyone in the UK.

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In Las Vegas, the 'world's fastest juggler' shares his big secret

In Las Vegas, the 'world's fastest juggler' shares his big secret | TapTapSee | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS — Nino Frediani stands in his kitchen, ready for an impromptu demonstration of his craft: throwing things into the air with controlled abandon.
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This is simply amazing! The 'world's fastest juggler' is blind

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In Iowa, Blind People Can Carry Guns In Public; Not Everyone's A Fan - NPR (blog)

In Iowa, Blind People Can Carry Guns In Public; Not Everyone's A Fan - NPR (blog) | TapTapSee | Scoop.it
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In Iowa, Blind People Can Carry Guns In Public; Not Everyone's A Fan
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A debate is taking place in Iowa over the ability of people who are legally or completely blind to carry guns in public.
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With the Iowa state law to allow the blind to carry guns in public, it's interesting how the rest of the states will react to it.

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New $100K laser helps doctors fix patients' eye problems

New $100K laser helps doctors fix patients' eye problems | TapTapSee | Scoop.it
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"Physicians at the institute have been using the laser to treat several eye conditions, including proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a serious complication of diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is caused by changes in the blood vessels of the retina. Laser treatment helps shrink the abnormal blood vessels."

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Blind motorcyclist Stuart Gunn breaks world speed record at 167.1 ...

Blind motorcyclist Stuart Gunn breaks world speed record at 167.1 ... | TapTapSee | Scoop.it
Every corner's a blind bend for this motorcyclist. But Stuart Gunn's inability to see where he's going has not prevented him from setting a new world speed record of 167.1mph.
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