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Preventable Blindness
We all know that a large number of people become blind every year. But it is not generally, known that many human eyes are needlessly lost which, if right corrective and preventive measures were employed, would be saved to the service of the world. And what we should know, in particular, is that much of this blindness can be prevented by the mothers themselves....
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Title: Preventable Blindness
From: Out Of The Dark
Creator: Helen Keller (author)
Date: 1920
Format: Article
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.160-172
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Disease; Doctors; Helen Keller; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Prevention; Public Health & Welfare; Reproduction; Sensory Disability; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Venereal Disease; Women & Gender
Topics: Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: First published as "Unnecessary Blindness" in The Ladies' Home Journal, January 1907.

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