Prime Time: There are cataracts, and then there are cataracts
Gooseberry Falls, Victoria Falls and Niagara Falls are cataracts. So is Vernal Falls in Yosemite, where three hikers died recently. The Nile, however, has six major cataracts plus some lesser ones that are not waterfalls, just whitewater places where the river has encountered hard-to-erode rock strata. But there is a third kind of cataract, a medical kind.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.