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Batavia School for the Blind Alumnus Keeps on Playing

Despite a cancer diagnosis, NYS School for the Blind in Batavia alumnus Sukosh Fearon isn't giving up. And his friends are going to be there to support him all the way. The singer-keyboardist will be honored with “A Day of Music With Sukosh Fearon,” which takes place Sunday, Dec. 17, 1 to 5 p.m., at the Rusty Rail Party House, 3231 Seneca Turnpike, Canastota, near his hometown of Oneida. Born prematurely in a Japanese hospital in 1953, Robert Henry Fearon, III lost his sight to retinopathy of...

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Pets+Us #1751: Dog's Special Powers, 12/14/17

Dec 11, 2017
Daily Mail

Can dogs sense illness? Time? What about spirits?  We'll explore these questions - and we'll get tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holidays.

Sound Body #1751: Pain-Free Living, 12/15/17

Dec 11, 2017
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The October/November 2017 Pain-Free Living magazine provides patient education, tips for living with chronic pain, research study information and therapy recommendations. Articles read include studying the link between pain and the weather, diagnosing and treating chronic pelvic pain, and book recommendations for people interested in chronic pain.

A  Popular Science magazine special edition offers articles on living longer. The ethics of living longer and some of the most far-reaching possibilities of the future including using young blood,  cryogenics and mind uploading are explained in reader-friendly terms.

AUDIOFILE Magazine #1751: Dec/Jan #1, 12/14/17

Dec 11, 2017
AudioFile Magazine

It's the annual BEST AUDIOBOOKS OF THE YEAR feature – Fiction; Reviews: Fiction

Lewisboro Ledger

Although guide dogs can provide blind individuals with a greater sense of independence, they may not be for everyone.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Thomas Panek, president of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, about how his organization trains guide dogs and matches them with owners.  They also talk about the pros and cons of having a guide dog.

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