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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • Fire deaths up in Indiana; State Fire Marshal in South Bend

    Fire deaths up in Indiana; State Fire Marshal in South Bend
    SOUTH BEND -- More people are dying in fires and here's why it's so startling: most of those deaths could have been prevented. Indiana's fire marshal says most of those fatal fires involved homes without smoke detectors or working ones. Jim Greeson...
  • American Sign Language more popular at colleges

    American Sign Language more popular at colleges
    Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word. American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
  • State's bureau of insurance offers hurricane season tips

    State's bureau of insurance offers hurricane season tips
    Editor's note: Virginia's State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance issued this news release on Tuesday, May 28. It contains helpful information about reviewing your insurance policies before the Mid-Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. ...
  • Briefs: Harvard Health Letters

    BERRIES MIGHT LOWER HEART RISKS A recent study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association offers more evidence to bolster berries' health benefits. The study included 93,000 women (ages 25-42) who were enrolled in the Nurses' Health...
  • Rice ready for Team USA

    Rice ready for Team USA
    Chloe Rice has never thought of herself as having a disability. Rice lives an active life. She's a freshman soccer player at Corona del Mar High, where she is a good student. She also enjoys scuba diving and snowboarding. She had competed in gymnastics....
  • Hearing officers oppose 13 of closings planned by CPS

    Hearing officers oppose 13 of closings planned by CPS
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
  • Grandparents day planned at Hickory Elementary

    Grandparents of students who attend Hickory Elementary School are invited to Grandparents Day. Grandparents are invited to visit the school Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.   Spring band concert Fifth-graders at Hickory Elementary...
  • Business profile: Hearing Health Center

    Business profile:  Hearing Health Center
    Name: Ronna Fisher, Au.D Age: 55 Hometown: Pittsburgh Name of business: Hearing Health Center Describe what you do. We provide patients with the ability to, once again, participate in activities they ceased enjoying (movies, bridge, theater,...
  • Regal to let deaf moviegoers see what they've been missing

    Regal to let deaf moviegoers see what they've been missing
    Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal. His company, the...
  • Hearing impairment doesn't stop these hockey players

    Trey Wilson can't hear the crowd applaud when he scores a goal, and he has scored quite a few since he discovered hockey was a perfect outlet for his energy. The 25-year-old left wing from Riverside was born deaf, which means he can't hear the crunch of...
  • Hearing loss is possible with most ED drugs

    Hearing loss is possible with most ED drugs
    Q: I used Cialis several years ago for erectile dysfunction. After using it twice, I lost all the hearing in one ear. I really wonder if the benefits are worth the loss of hearing. What other medications are available for the prostate? (Flomax does me...
  • Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant

    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...