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From Ouch! To Say What?
Many women use over-the-counter pain relievers for the aches and pains of daily living. But they may not track how many they take over a week. It might be a good idea to start.
Hearing Loss Greater in Kids With HIV
Children born to mothers with HIV can live fulfilling lives even if they become infected with HIV. But it's important to know what conditions the children are at a greater risk of developing.
Hearing Loops? Can You Say That Again?
Imagine going to a speech, sitting in the back row, and having the speaker's voice piped directly into your ear, sounding as clear as if he was standing right next to you.
RA Drug Slows Damage of Rare Disease
Inflammation is at the root of many common diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. As such, it may be possible that certain rheumatoid arthritis drugs also can treat other inflammatory diseases.
Ditch the Hearing Aid and Learn Music
Music is the artist’s window to the emotional soul. But this art isn’t all love songs and dance music - it can have very practical uses in combating hearing loss.
Turn Down the Volume
The most dangerous threat to your hearing health might very well be in your pocket or purse right now: your MP3 player.
Can You Hear What I Hear?
Still doing last minute holiday shopping? A pair of volume-limiting headphones or ear-buds for your teen – and a conversation about hearing loss – can help protect their hearing.
Can You Hear the Holiday Cheer?
If you're the only one not laughing at Uncle Fred's latest joke at the dinner table this holiday, it might be time to make an appointment to have your hearing checked.
Hear No Evil, Touch No Evil?
People who have inherited a form of hearing loss appear to have inherited an increased sensitivity in their sense of touch as well, establishing a genetic link between the two senses.
20% of Americans have a hearing problem
The number of Americans who struggle with hearing loss might surprise you. A fifth of Americans over the age of 12 have hearing loss severe enough to make communication difficult.