Latest Vision impairment and blindness News

US OPEN '23: Hole by hole look at Los Angeles Country Club

Jun. 10, 2023 06:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the North course at Los Angeles Country Club, site of the 123rd U.S. Open that starts Thursday: No. 1, 590 yards, par 5: For only the third time in the last 20 years, the U.S. Open opens with a true par 5 (Chambers Bay was played as a par 5...

Florida drama teacher who includes deaf students in school shows will receive a special Tony Award

May. 31, 2023 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators will go this year to a drama teacher in Florida who has closed the gap between the deaf and hearing worlds by having productions performed in both voice and American Sign Language. Jason Zembuch-Young, artistic director...

DEA revokes license of drug distributor Morris & Dickson for turning blind eye to suspicious orders in opioid crisis

May. 26, 2023 09:12 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — DEA revokes license of drug distributor Morris & Dickson for turning blind eye to suspicious orders in opioid crisis.

4th death, more vision loss cases linked to tainted eyedrops

May. 19, 2023 16:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials reported another death and several more cases of vision loss from illnesses linked to eyedrops tainted with a drug-resistant bacteria. The bacteria has infected 81 people, including four who died and 14 who lost vision, the Centers for Disease...

Listen both ways: Blind walkers winning safer road crossings

May. 05, 2023 18:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After a retinal disease left him legally blind, architect John Gleichman was struck by a taxicab while walking home near Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo — at the same intersection where a 4-year-old girl was killed by a hit-and-run driver years earlier. Although Maya...

Ruth's Hospitality, Kraft Heinz rise; Estee Lauder, AMD fall

May. 03, 2023 16:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: CVS Health Corp., down $2.68 to $70.08. The health care giant cut its 2023 projections after closing a pair of multi-billion dollar deals that push it deeper into providing care....

About 46% of Gov. Wes Moore's blind trust in cannabis stock

May. 01, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore's administration announced Monday he has formally created a blind trust for his assets, which include nearly $1.2 million in shares of stock in a cannabis company — or about 46% of his assets outlined in the trust. Moore, a Democrat...

Judge on Michigan's top court getting mental-health care

Apr. 18, 2023 16:01 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Supreme Court justice announced Tuesday that he is getting mental-health treatment outside the state and will not hear a case next week. “I encourage everyone who struggles to seek the help they need,” Richard Bernstein said in a statement released by...

Netflix keeps 'Love Is Blind' fans waiting for live reunion

Apr. 17, 2023 10:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Love isn't patient, love isn't kind — at least if you ask the fans of Netflix's “Love Is Blind.” Viewers had to wait more than an hour to watch the Season 4 reunion special set to stream live Sunday — Netflix's second-ever live event on its own platform. ...

Cooper lets changes to NC schools for deaf, blind become law

Apr. 03, 2023 16:38 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Governance of the state’s public residential schools for the deaf and the blind is being shifted to new trustee boards controlled by General Assembly appointees in legislation that became law Monday because Gov. Roy Cooper neither signed nor vetoed it. The...