How A Forward Thinking New Font Might Help Dyslexics Study

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In his last year of art school in 2008, he began wondering why people with dyslexia had so much trouble with words but no trouble at all recognizing objects, even if they were tipped upside down or turned around. In a stroke of inspiration, he realized he could design a font that more closely resembled 3-D objects, making it easier for dyslexics to read. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/innovative-font-dyslexics-read/story?id=26860105

Robin Williams' Death Report Finds Lewy Body Dementia Nov 12, 2014, 2:11 PM ET This March 27, 2010 file photo shows actor Robin Williams speaking at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards honoring Matt Damon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dan Steinberg/AP Photo Share Copy Robin Williams had a common but difficult to diagnose condition known as Lewy Body Dementia and this may have contributed to his decision to commit suicide last August, according to documents included in his autopsy report. The coroner in San Rafael, California, released its autopsy report as well as a pathology report from the University of California San Francisco documenting the comedian's condition. All people with LBD have dementia , and sometimes appear confused and disoriented and exhibit unusual behavior, said Angela Taylor, the director of programming for the Lewy Body Dementia Association. According to the coroner’s report, Williams had been acting strangely before his death. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/robin-williams-driven-suicide-lewy-body-dementia/story?id=26860752

Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking

The kitchen sink? None of the above. http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/germ-infested-place-home-shocking/story?id=26859336

Late Ebola Patient's Fiancee Gets Nothing in Settlement

On Tuesday, he donated 25 percent of his liver to McCoy's daughter. "One of the greatest things I will probably do in my life, give more life to another human," Thompson wrote on his Facebook page in October. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/facebook-plea-liver-transplant-year/story?id=26836452

Facebook Plea Gets Liver Transplant for 3-Year-Old

Jesse Jackson stands with Nowai korkoyah, the mother of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, as well as his nephew, Josephus Weeks, after they spoke to the media at the Texas Health Presbyterian hospital on Oct. 7, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/late-ebola-patients-fiancee-hospital-settlement/story?id=26863401

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