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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears

    Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five high schoolers has permanent ringing in the ears, and few take measures to protect their ears from loud music, according to a new study. Those numbers are surprisingly similar to results of a study of college-...
  • Mom's heart big enough for other children

    Is it possible to love someone you’ve never met or spoken with who lives 7,200 miles away? Even a diehard romantic likely would answer no. Yet that is exactly what I find myself doing. No, I do not have the hots for a foreign film star. Though...
  • Sudden hearing loss needs prompt medical attention

    Q: My 42-year-old husband suddenly lost hearing in one ear. They did some blood tests and he was given steroids. But he has not improved. Is there anything else that can be done? A: There are two basic types of hearing loss: conductive and sensorineural....
  • Free fire safety resource could help save lives

    Free fire safety resource could help save lives
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Gloria Fleming is a busy mom who doesn't let being deaf slow her down one  bit. However, she admits emergency situations can sometimes be challenging.   "I have 3 small children and they are all under the age of 5 so how would I know if...
  • Go Away With ... Kambri Crews

    When bill collectors called the Crews house, they talked to Kambri, the hearing child of deaf parents. Today, Kambri Crews, a 40-year-old author, having watched her charismatic father beat her mother, tells her compelling life story filled with love, hope...
  • Content, condition, authenticity drive value for letters and other signed memorabilia

    Q: Can you give me value on an 8-page letter from Alexander Graham Bell? It was written to my grandmother in the late 1800s and discusses deafness. A: Smart collectors know that the inventor of the telephone was a noted teacher of the deaf. Value on the...
  • The Soap Scene

    "SWITCHED AT BIRTH" BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH ALL-ASL EPISODE: Having already introduced viewers to the world view of deaf and hearing impaired characters, "Switched at Birth" is now doing a scripted television first by airing Monday's (March 4) episode...
  • Meredith's offer to Nurse Aria over the flu puts Hanna and Emily on high alert

    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: When Maya, a woman from Dayzee's past, confronted her about what she had left behind, Dayzee tried to hide her worries from Marcus. After walking in on Hope and Liam's private evening, Taylor warned Brooke that she won't allow Steffy...
  • Are painkillers also killing your hearing?

    Frequent use may be a preventable contributor to hearing loss. When you think of risk factors for hearing loss, over-the-counter painkillers probably aren't among them. But a Harvard study published in a recent issue of the American Journal of...
  • News briefs: Hearing loss may be related to cognitive decline

    Older adults with hearing loss may be at risk for cognitive problems, according to a study published online Jan. 21, 2013, in JAMA Internal Medicine. People with hearing loss had a 24% increased risk for cognitive impairment compared with people who had...
  • Yes, I can hear you now

     
    This is a widely shared (and widely copied) video of 3-year-old Grayson Clamp hearing his father's voice for the first time: Though most of us see this as a marvel of science and a huge boon to those who cannot......
  • 'The Fosters,' an ABC Family drama, pushes the envelope further

     'The Fosters,' an ABC Family drama, pushes the envelope further
    Elbow to elbow around a kitchen island, a family dinner is unfolding. One teen is thumbing around on her phone; another is dousing his dinner in ketchup; the other two are talking music and dubbing their teacher Grim Reaper. The parents, meanwhile,...