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Volunteer Spotlight: August 2018

As we dive into the second part of 2018, we’re continuing to recognize and showcase our volunteers in these spotlights to show that volunteers are just like you! 316 more words

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Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful

There is a new study that just came out that links weightloss to depression. A little hinky at first glance, but after reading the short version… 533 more words

Nothing is Written in Stone: Looking at the AER 2018 Resolution with Dr. Sandra Newcomb

Hello fellow families of magnificent children who have been identified with Cortical Visual Impairment!

Long time, no blog post!

So, after the success of the American Conference on Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment, I decided to dial it down a bit and spend some time with my family.  2,651 more words

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CFPB updates regulation to implement legislation amending Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

The CFPB finalized amendments to implement legislation that allows financial institutions that meet certain requirements to be exempt from sending annual privacy notices to their customers. 430 more words

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If I Were Kanye West

I have never paid much attention to Kanye West. From the snippets of entertainment news that have trickled into my consciousness, he has at various times reminded me of a lost little boy, a toddler throwing a tantrum or red paint on a white rug, to get attention. 740 more words

Therapy Dogs Bring A Calming Paw To An Airport Near You

With studies suggesting that interacting with dogs can reduce anxiety levels, what better place for them than in airports! Long lines, tight deadlines, rigid procedures, and last-minute changes can all make for a stressful situation; especially during busy holiday travel times. 325 more words

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Good Samaritans

There are some amazing people in this world, but they may not be famous or heralded in any way. Every day we wake up to our home and work routines, shuffle off to refill our coffees and catch up on the local morning news (or if you’re in the mood to get fired up, American morning news). 566 more words

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