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Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 29, 2016, 11:55 AM For Elijah Hedgemond, his Braille books are a lifeline. “It’s helpful to learn Braille. For me, I can’t read print,” the 15-year-old said from his desk at the New York ...

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Two of three candidates in Tennessee county race die

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 9:03 PM Robert Ledford Funeral Home  Margaret Seward, 54, would have been declared the winner Tuesday, but died the same day of a heart attack. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — By the time the votes ...

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Spotify, NYC doc create perfect playlist for giving birth

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 3, 2016, 9:00 AM iStockPhotos It has a good beat and you can push to it. A Manhattan OB-GYN has teamed up with Spotify, the music streaming service, to deliver the perfect playlist for ...

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Woman dies after mistaking cancer for pulled muscle

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 8:38 AM A British woman died just months after she mistook the aggressive skin cancer that made her shoulder ache for a simple pulled muscle.   Clare Daly was diagnosed with malignant ...

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Scientists identify genes that lead to gray hair, unibrows

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 4:41 PM iStockPhoto Scientists have finally identified the source to gray hair. A new study of the genomes of more than 6,000 Latin Americans helped scientists identify, for the first time, the ...

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Social media obsessions costing people much-needed sleep

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:21 AM Monkey Business Images/istock Sleeping with your phone in easy reach is a sure-fire way to disturb your much-needed rest. Turn it all off to go to sleep. Studies proved that ...

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New Yorkers, country’s most wrinkled, seek plastic surgery

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 25, 2016, 3:35 PM Wen Yin/AP Images A doctor injects wrinkle filler into the skin where crow’s feet form around the eyes. It’s as plain as the wrinkles on your face: New York is ...

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Cleveland surgeons perform first uterus transplant in U.S.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:09 AM AP CLEVELAND — Surgeons in Cleveland say they have performed the nation’s first uterus transplant, a new frontier that aims to give women who lack wombs a chance at pregnancy. In ...

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Being fat makes you forgetful: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, February 26, 2016, 11:41 AM New York Daily News Composite/iStockPhoto That spare tire around your waist may also be weighing down your memory. Experts believe that added fat changes the structure and function of the ...

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Naturopathic doc details floral remedies to relieve trauma

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, February 26, 2016, 4:26 PM istockphoto.com While leading an herb walk through Crotona Park in the Bronx, considered one of the most dangerous parks in New York City, I discovered it was filled with the flower ...

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