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Disease Disablers

Disease Disablers

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


The Gene HackersĀ 

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before. 7,595 more words


My Journey to Regain my Vision

Hello family, its been a while I know. Well I decided that I am sick of wearing glasses and began to take action to regain my vision. 883 more words


When BIID bites...

The past few weeks have been very quiet for me as far as BIID goes. Yes it’s still been there, but I haven’t thought about pretending for a long time and I can’t say that I’ve felt as if I need to pretend. 613 more words



Read Proverbs 28

Focus on verse 5

Does a person who is born blind really understand they are blind? If I had never ever experienced what it is to see, would blindness not seem normal to me? 435 more words

Daily Devotional

Cognitive Consonance, or, I Heard That Music There?

Have you ever had the experience of noticing something completely out of context to your situation, yet knowing that it’s as much a part of your life, and you end up trying to put it in your current context? 475 more words

Eyes of Pain: 50 Feet From Syria

Last week I attended the Toronto Syrian Film Festival (SYFF). In the immediate wake of the tragic attacks on Paris the evening before, which have left approximately 129 dead, the festival came at a crucial time for humanitarian understanding and political engagement. 976 more words

Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Parker Grant is blind, but she doesn’t want your pity. She can do things for herself perfectly fine thank you very much. If you can’t handle her blunt way of talking, then too bad for you–she’s not about to hold your hand and stroke your ego. 382 more words