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Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant
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 deaf, has died. He was 89.
By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
December 12, 2012