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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • John William "Bill" Seitz, C&P manager

    John William "Bill" Seitz, C&P manager
    John William "Bill" Seitz, a retired Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone manager, died of a stroke Dec. 22 at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and lived in Timonium and in Port Charlotte, Fla. Born in Baltimore and raised on York Road, he was a 1941 Towson High...
  • Loan closet aids families in need of medical supplies

    A valuable resource exists in the Loch Raven community and few residents probably even know it exists. Fortunately, most people do not have need of this service — but when the need arises, it is nice to know where to turn. In the old Loch Raven...
  • Greater Loch Raven: Sign of the times is means of communication at Hiss United Methodist

    Greater Loch Raven: Sign of the times is means of communication at Hiss United Methodist
    Attending church, listening to the sermon, singing hymns and reading the creeds and response readings are activities that most of us can access easily. Not so for the deaf and hearing-impaired population. Most deaf people depend on American Sign Language...
  • People not using hearings aids despite hearing loss

    People not using hearings aids despite hearing loss
    Millions of people with hearing loss are not using hearing aids, according to new research by Johns Hopkins scientists. Nearly 6.7 million Americans age 50 and older have hearing loss, but only  one in seven uses a hearing aid, according to the new...
  • People with hearing loss have a love/hate relationship with their aids

    Regarding your recent article about people not using their hearing aids, I have a love/hate relationship with mine "People with hearing loss not using aids, study shows," Feb. 14). I can set the volume on mine at three different levels to hear better...
  • Affordable Care Act: In Florida, 90 percent qualify for subsidy

    Affordable Care Act: In Florida, 90 percent qualify for subsidy
    Nine out of 10 Floridians who have enrolled in health insurance through the federal marketplace have qualified for a taxpayer subsidy, according to a new state-by-state report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Designed to make health insurance more...
  • Tom Hamilton sees son Nick, with severe hearing loss, bat with major leaguers

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. Nick Hamilton never looked at his name silhouetted in black on the scoreboard at Goodyear Ballpark and neither did his father, Tom, the radio voice of the Indians. There was too much emotion, too many nerves. Nick Hamilton, a 24-year-old...
  • Watch: Deaf woman reacts to hearing for the first time

    Watch: Deaf woman reacts to hearing for the first time
    Video of a deaf woman able to hear for the first time in her life has gone viral online. See it above. Joanne Milne of Gateshead, England, begins to sob and shake as a new facet of the world is revealed to her. Forty-year-old Milne, deaf since birth,...
  • Consumer Reports: How to hear a whole lot better

    If you're older than 45, there's about a 1 in 5 chance you suffer from some amount of hearing loss — and that rate climbs steadily as you age, says Consumer Reports. Almost one-third of people ages 65 to 74 report difficulty hearing, and the...
  • Vitamin supplements may prevent drug-induced hearing loss

    The drug gentamicin can provide effective treatment for people with bacterial infections that are resistant to other antibiotics, but this medication can cause a serious side effect, too: hearing loss. Now, University of Florida researchers have...
  • Aaron Sorkin, Marlee Matlin Honored at Inaugural NAD Breakthrough Awards

    The National Assn. of the Deaf's inaugural Breakthrough Awards honored Marlee Matlin, Aaron Sorkin and "Switched at Birth's" producer Lizzy Weiss in a gala Thursday at the Hollywood Roosevelt. The event celebrated those who have paved the way for deaf...