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By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Father and Son, Terry and Rocky Anderson Sentenced for Hearing Aid Healthcare Fraud

A father/son duo who submitted more than $27 million in fraudulent hearing aid claims to insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas was sentenced yesterday to eight and seven years in federal prison, respectively, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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What Parents Should Consider Before Filing a Birth Injury Lawsuit

Every parent’s worst nightmare is that their child will be somehow injured during their birth. Delivering a child is one of the most joyful and exciting moments in life, but with unexpected complications that More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Gene Therapy and LEDs Help Boost Effectiveness of Cochlear Implants

Researchers are using optogenetics to help improve cochlear implants, which work through nerve stimulation. The implants work, but the sound is often muffled and distorted. Implant technology can only distinguish More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Chile: Over 100K protest making abortion legal in

Over 100,000 took to the streets of Chile, through downtown Santiago for a “Celebrate Life” rally to protest the government’s mandate for legalizing abortion. Evangelical Christians joined Catholics More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Tips To Purchase The Best Stethoscope For You

Choosing the best stethoscope for you depends on the type of work you have to do regularly. It is important to decide whether you are going to work with children or adults, or if you want to specialize in a certain More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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What Makes A Great Otoscope

The otoscope is one of the most important medical instruments. Every clinic or medical facility in the world has one. Its role is to provide an insight view on the ear canal, as well as the deepest elements. Physicians More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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7 Signs You Need a Hearing Aid

Hearing loss can creep up on you quite gradually, whether due to age or chronic noise at work. Because its progression can be slow, and its presence is completely invisible, it can be difficult to face up to the More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Bloomberg, NYC to target loud music in headphones to help with public health problem

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who led the ban on 16-ounce sodas, trans fats in restaurants and public smoking, is now turning his sights on young people who play their music too loud through their headphones. Mayor More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Ear infections the number one cause of hearing loss globally

Ear infections and vaccine preventable infectious diseases are considered the number one causes of hearing loss, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) media release in time for  International Ear Care More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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NIH: Children exposed to HIV in the womb at increased risk for hearing loss

From an NIH news release June 20, 2012: Photo/US Navy Children exposed to HIV in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than are their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 24th, 2010
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Teens announce 25 is now old thanks to the Mosquito

Can you hear that? Nothing. That silence is the sound of our fleeting youth. Photo/CDC 25 is the new old. Well, that’s what I’m being told. The reason is simple: the mosquito. The Mosquito, Mosquito More...


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