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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • Clarksville: Help clean up our neck of the woods at the Spring Fling at Clarksville Elementary School April 28

    Jump into Spring by spring cleaning around your home or at other points in the county. Even a little time spent outdoors will help in sprucing up the environment and rejuvenating your spirits. Don't forget to take time for play after the work....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Certified school nurses may be cut in Hinsdale D86

    Certified school nurses may be cut in Hinsdale D86
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is mulling the idea of replacing two certified school nurses with registered nurses as a way to reduce costs, but opponents say it will negatively impact student health. The proposal to eliminate certified...
  • Mamoru Samuragochi, disgraced Japanese composer, apologizes for lies

    Mamoru Samuragochi, disgraced Japanese composer, apologizes for lies
    He isn't completely deaf. He didn't really compose his own music. And now he's sorry for lying about it. Mamoru Samuragochi, the composer who was once popularly referred to as the Beethoven of Japan, appeared at a news conference in Tokyo on Friday...