| Mar 5, 2011
| 8:27 PM
The memories aren't cloudy. They're just not there.
Not from the point to which she slipped to the floor of her West Lafayette apartment on a Tuesday afternoon in late November.
To Drey Mingo, it was a dark sleep with a couple of dazed moments of...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Ethan Hoag might not want to hear every sound — his little brother’s crying, for instance.
But it’s important for Ethan, a Simmons Elementary first-grader, to hear what his teacher is saying — and a classroom sound system...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:44 PM
It's a statistic that confounds and frustrates just about anyone who works to make sure the sounds of everyday living are heard: Only about 1 in 5 Americans with hearing loss actually uses a hearing aid.
The stumbling blocks? The cost of hearing aids,...
| Mar 22, 2011
Leslie Clay always wanted a convertible--and three years ago she got one--and hasn't looked back.
"It was great," Leslie said. "It's a very liberating experience and I don't know if I'll ever drive a car that's not a convertible again."
When the weather...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Question: Please help settle a family dispute. My 91-year old mother lives 70 miles away in an independent living facility. Her memory is failing, as she was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Pets are allowed, but residents need to be able to...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Three types of corn ear rot have the potential to appear in Indiana fields because of the extremely hot, dry weather.
While there is no way to manage or reduce toxic ear rots at this point in the growing season, Purdue Extension plant pathologist...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:56 PM
T.J. Linkous lived and breathed music until this May. That's when a severe case of tinnitus turned his life upside down.
"The ringing is the focal point of everything. It sounds like a dog whistle in the key of C — very high-pitched. I...
| Nov 12, 2011
T.J. Linkous, a rockabilly musician living in Poquoson, rolled up his sleeve to show a right arm covered in horror movie tattoos.
Tortured faces from frightening flicks such as "Creepshow," "The Evil Dead" and "Necromantik" stare out from his skin....
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:49 PM
One in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than previously thought, according to new research that has scientists warning of an impending public health threat.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say the growing number of...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:14 PM
NEW YORK -- Teens exposed to secondhand smoke may be at a higher risk of hearing loss, according to medical researchers.
The findings, which one expert called "surprising," can't prove that secondhand smoke causes hearing loss. But the link is just one...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:14 PM
A poisoning that can affect cattle on pasture has optimal growing conditions due to this spring and summer weather.
While not spotted in South Dakota yet, ergot bodies have been spotted in states to the south, and ergotism is progressing north, said Russ...