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This past winter I had an unexpected vision loss with a torn retina in one eye and a detached vitreous in the other, caused by nothing more than aging . None of us knows when these things may happen, and there is nothing we can do to prevent "age-related" vision loss. That's why it's important to have WXXI Reachout Radio, to provide access to print news and information for those who need it. I'm pleased to announce that a $20,000 matching challenge grant has been offered from a dear friend of...

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Congress considers Bill for Eye Research Funding

This week's PODCASTS

Humane PA

Disaster Planning that includes your pet, tips for Fall safety, and pets in the news.


EOS #1838: Ironman Triathlete, 09/19/18

Sep 17, 2018
https://www.worldtribune.org/2016/10/a-champion-perseveres/

Last week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talked with Michael Somsan, a military veteran who was blinded by a gunshot to the head at the age of 23.  Now a successful lawyer, judge, and professor, Michael talks about his participation in ironman triathlons as well as some of the special challenges faced by blind athletes in these extreme sporting events.

Read the full story of inspiration from the World Tribune.


September/October 55+ articles  cover personal family leave, thwarting burglars, assisted living communities and life settlement of insurance policies.

Reviews: Young Adult; Narrator Interview: Joel Froomkin

You are what you eat, they say. This program will explain how turmeric, or actually curcumin, and another food item called goji berries, can be of help to you if you have vision problems.

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