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Giant Hogweed. (credit: istock)

Hogweed That Can Blind Humans Found In Western Michigan

Sap on the plant’s leaves, roots, flower heads, seeds and stem hairs can cause permanent blindness if it gets in a person’s eyes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–20 hours ago

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Michigan Man Among 1st In US To Get ‘Bionic Eye’

The artificial implant is part of a system that includes a small video camera and transmitter housed in a pair of glasses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

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UM Study: Scarlet Fever Probably Did Not Blind Little House’s Mary Ingalls

In the beloved American stories of the Little House on the Prairie, author Laura Ingalls Wilder writes emotionally about how scarlet fever robs her big sister Mary of her sight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2013

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Leader Dogs Center Holds Annual Fundraiser

It’s one of the oldest Leader Dog Centers in the world and the Rochester-based organization is holding its 20th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2011

“Secret” Symptoms Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pat Sweeting Reporting Can the pain in your joints be linked to difficulties with your vision? Yes, if the pain is caused by Rheumatoid Arthritis.

05/25/2010