July 2012

Monthly Archives

  • USA’s Olympic Vollyball Player Excels with Hearing Loss

    Take a look at Fox News article on David Smith, an exciting player from the USA’s Olympic Vollyball squad.  Born with severe hearing loss, he has worn hearing aids in both ears since he was 3.  Truly an inspiration, this 6-foot-7 powerhouse will be one to watch in USA’s thrilling quest for Olympic gold! http://msn.foxsports.com/olympics/volleyball/story/united-states-volleyball-david-smith-competes-with-hearing-loss-072812      

  • Katie Coric’s Blog Post on Hearing Loss

    Below is an informative video post on Katie Coric’s blogsite, Katie’s Take entitled, “Am I Going Deaf?”.  In it, she explores some of the assumptions about causes of hearing loss and steps to avoid them. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/katies-take-abc-news/am-going-deaf-111947770.html

  • Getting Closer to Treatment and Prevention of Tinnitus

    Hopeful research starts to open some doors for the prevention and treatment of tinnitus. This recent article from www.dailymail.co.uk explores some of the latest research and findings that may lead to prevention and cure of this irritating ailment. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2142874/A-cure-tinnitus-Hope-millions-tormented-ringing-ears-scientists-edge-closer-developing-drug-treatments.html