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How ‘less than lethal’​ weapons are leaving people blind – 6 ways to protect yourself

photo of rubber bullets and tear gas canisters

A new danger is in the air that can leave anyone blind — rubber bullets, paint balls, tear gas, all mechanisms used by the police for crowd control. Life-altering eye injuries are a common result of urban warfare…

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Big Potential at First Sight

It was hot morning in the fall of 2012 as six school children made their way through the winding city sidewalks of Guadalajara, Mexico. The kids were not out ‘skipping school’ or on a school field trip. Instead,…

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