The Importance of Audiological Assessments

Nearly one in five individuals over the age of twelve in the United States suffers from hearing loss in one or both ears. Hearing loss is a common ailment among all age groups. The number of adults that develop hearing insufficiency rises with age. The percentage of adults with hearing disabilities rises from 2% of […]

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Wear Red Day and American Heart Month

Every year in the United States, approximately 610,000 people die of heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for men and women. It is also the leading cause of death around the world, accounting for more than 17.3 million deaths every year–a number that is expected to reach more than 23.6 million by […]

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week

February 13 to February 19 is Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week, a prime time to highlight this little-known progressive, muscle-weakening disease. It is a genetic disease that prevents the body from making sufficient quantities of a protein called dystrophin. Muscles need this protein to protect them as they contract and relax. It is a rare […]

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