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    7 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss

    January 5, 2016

    by Janice S. Lintz Janice Lintz, CEO of Hearing Access & Innovations, is passionate about advocating for those with hearing loss. Many misconceptions exist about hearing loss- here are her Top 7: (adapted from 17 Misconceptions About People with Hearing Loss, previously published by Hearing Health, Winter 2010.) Everyone with a hearing loss uses sign language. Hearing loss is a spectrum, and people with hearing loss don’t all communicate the same way. How a person […]…

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  • Doctor’s Orders: 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

      by Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne It’s that time of year again! You’re probably ready for holiday cheer, filled with turkeys, gifts and fresh-baked tasty treats. Traditionally, this season has been warmly referred to as…

    November 25, 2015
  • Sex After 65 and Other Aging Facts

    by Dr. Lenny Powell, Family Physician, Geriatrics Fellow   “Aging is not a reason for despair, but a basis for hope, not a slow decline but a gradual maturing, not a fate to be…

    November 23, 2015
  • Do You Worry? The Breakdown of Anxiety

        by Dr. Lenny Powell   I admit that I worry. I worry about many things – waking up on time to start my day, getting to work after driving through rush hour…

    July 22, 2014
  • Still Awake? 11 Ways to Get the Best Sleep Ever

      by Dr. Jennifer Caudle If you’re  like most Americans, you have spent some days feeling tired and sleepy. Adults should get seven to eight hours of sleep each night (NIH), but more than…

    June 6, 2014
  • I’m forgetful, do I have Alzheimer’s?

        by Amit M. Shelat, D.O., F.A.C.P.   Fear of losing one’s memory is certainly a significant concern. Many people fear that memory loss usually represents onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. This fear becomes…

    April 22, 2014