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Ears and Hearing (INACTIVE)

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  • Third-Hand Smoke a Danger to Kids

    Third-Hand Smoke a Danger to Kids
    Driving a car that used to belong to a smoker, and smelling the lingering fumes is annoying to some people, but now scientists say it can actually be dangerous. Second-hand smoke is smoke in the air that another person can inhale, and it has been shown...
  • Hearing test benefits unknown in older adults: panel

    Hearing test benefits unknown in older adults: panel
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's not enough evidence to say whether older adults should be screened for hearing loss if they don't have any symptoms, according to a new statement from a government-backed panel. The recommendation, released on Monday,...
  • Ask the Expert: Ringing in the ears doesn't have to be tolerated

    Ask the Expert: Ringing in the ears doesn't have to be tolerated
    Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects an estimated 1 in 20 Americans, according to the American Tinnitus Association. While it is often described as ringing, it can also be buzzing, hissing, whirring or whistling. While it may seem like a mere...
  • State Probing Claims that Homes Making Residents Sick

    State Probing Claims that Homes Making Residents Sick
    WILDOMAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- More families in the Riverside County community of Wildomar are coming forward, claiming their homes are making them sick. According to attorneys, 17 families (about 65 people) who live in the Autumnwood development now claim...
  • It's hog heaven for pork lovers

    It's hog heaven for pork lovers
    Walking into the central plaza of the small town of Jabugo, you breathe in the aroma of ibérico ham, a sweet-nutty smell so intense it's as if it emanates from the very walls of the houses. This is the source — where ibérico pigs roam through...
  • 'I always felt half a person'

    'I always felt half a person'
    When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father. "It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?" Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
  • A canine conundrum

    Q: Do I sleep with my dog, or does my dog sleep with me? -- C.J., Cyberpace A: Now I know what philosophy majors do with their degrees; they ask questions like this! More dog owners than ever, 44 percent, share their beds with their canine friends,...
  • Toddler with recurring ear infections may benefit from tubes

    Toddler with recurring ear infections may benefit from tubes
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 18-month-old has had six ear infections in the last year. Is it time for ear tubes? ANSWER: Middle ear (between the eardrum and the inner ear) infections are common in young children, and most of these infections are relatively...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • 'Survivor' recap: Blind leading the blind

     
    Oh. Em. Geeeeee. The Espada tribe members just can’t make it work at all, can they? Everybody wants to be a leader, talks too much and doesn’t really listen. So, of course, the team found itself right back at tribal......
  • Clear your Wednedsay: Greg Proops tapes a podcast @ Bar Lubitsch

     
    Anyone with an audio jack and the capacity to speak a language can launch a podcast these days. But thankfully, comedian Greg Proops steps into the audio arena with a new series humbly titled “The Smartest Man in the World: A Brief Night of Ranting by...