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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant

    EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
  • Clarksville: Here's a roundup of some January birthdays

    January is drawing to a close. Those of us who celebrate birthdays in the dead of winter should not be ignored. Lexie Ayer was 10 years old on Jan. 4. Neighbor Patty Higgs' birthday was on Jan. 15. Margaret Walton and Joyce Ludy never fail to...
  • Hearing loss linked to memory loss in the elderly

    Hearing loss linked to memory loss in the elderly
    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...
  • Veterans quietly manage ear pain

    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...
  • Abingdon Social Security office has new hours

    Effective this week, the Abingdon Social Security office has new hours. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning January 2, 2013, the office will...
  • Share Your Blessings: Where to donate this holiday season

    As another challenging economic year nears its end, nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help more than ever. Below is a listing...
  • Everyman announces first full season at new home

    Everyman announces first full season at new home
    It might be hard to duplicate the anticipation and publicity that greeted the inaugural season in Everyman Theatre's inviting new home on West Fayette Street, but that hasn't stopped the company from trying. "I want next season to be even more...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Help make Glenelg High's after-prom party a successful, safe alternative

    Glenelg High School will hold its prom April 28. Prom is a night of celebration for the students — a time to reflect on their high school career and time with friends. As seniors prepare to graduate and move on in different directions, this is a...
  • Events Calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu

    Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu
    Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu, an otolaryngologist and audiologist who had been director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Hearing and Speech Center, died Sept. 15 of myeloproliferative disorder, a blood disease, at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime...
  • More suffer from hearing loss than expected, study shows

    More suffer from hearing loss than expected, study shows
    One in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than previously thought, according to new research that has scientists warning of an impending public health threat. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say the growing number of...
  • New device ensures good medical care gets found in translation

    New device ensures good medical care gets found in translation
    The newest advance at Howard County General Hospital is neither a large and expensive medical device nor an improvement in surgical procedures, but rather a computer screen — and a service — that allows medical providers and patients to...