Sunday, December 19, 2010

A free surgery erases blindness for Casselberry man

"As a teenager, John Wilkinson lost the sight in his left eye. It was, doctors later told his parents, a detached retina — probably the result of playing contact sports as a kid.

That he could live with. But this summer, the 29-year-old tree trimmer began having trouble reading because the print looked blurry. Some days, he would wake up and everything looked foggy."

Click here for more on John Wilkinson's story.

Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

"Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day."

For details on how carbs impact your diet, click here.

Veteran gets helping hand to give daughter home

"Lucinda Nash, 5, enveloped herself in her dad's Army sergeant jacket as he held it up and explained the various ribbons and awards he'd earned during eight years in the military."

Click here for more on the Nash family.