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email@example.comNothing can prepare a person for living in silence. After all, the world is filled with sound — car horns beeping, babies crying, conversations and music bouncing off the walls of a noisy restaurant. But sometimes, those sounds disappear, either...
Anyone who’s gone to too many rock concerts or worked with loud machinery for too long (or listened to too many kazillion-decibel advertisements at a movie theater) may eventually pay the price: hearing loss caused by damage to tiny, sound-...
Hearing loss among older adults appears to be associated with faster cognitive decline than people without hearing loss, researchers found. The study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday suggests that, on average, individuals with...
When Eliza Peters dribbles the ball up the basketball court, listens to the cheering crowd or takes direction from her coach on the sideline, she does so with the help of two tiny hearing aids covered in silver sparkles. The devices help the 12-year-old...
The Maryland State Grange has announced the availability of a deaf scholarship for the 2013-14 school year. Individuals who are hearing impaired or preparing to work with the hearing impaired are urged to apply. Applicants must meet one of the...
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Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelSheryl Scherr, the registrar at Orange County's Blankner School, has been named the district's Support Person of the Year for 2013. Scherr, who has worked at Blankner for 16 years, serves as the school's homeless liaison and works closely with students...
Adults who lose their hearing later in life also are more likely to have a hard time concentrating on a book or remembering a simple conversation, Johns Hopkins research has found. The same brain functions that affect hearing also may cause problems...
Parul Bhatia, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, remembers the patient well. The girl was 3 years old and profoundly deaf. Even though she had failed a hearing test at birth, she hadn’t been treated for hearing loss....
On his two deployments to Iraq with the 18th Airborne Corps, Spc. Jon Michael Cripps spent more time keeping the Army's computers running than he did in combat, but he can't forget what he heard. The constant roar of generators, along with the hum of...
Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
While most theater practitioners gravitate from show to show, venue to venue, a few may be found putting in years of artistic labor on behalf of one specific producing organization. Two such individuals are spotlighted this week. The Costa Mesa...
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Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Small BusinessAdministration has approved issuing low-interest loans to Alaska businesses and residents affected by September’s storms and flooding in the state, following a state request for assistance. The loans, announced by SBA...
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