Story | Nov 27, 2013 | 5:01 AM
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Story | Jan 19, 2011 | 11:58 AMIf you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and the post-wedding reception, people with a hearing loss are at a serious disadvantage. They also have difficulty with casual exchanges and personal introductions and may feel left out.
Story | Nov 26, 2013 | 5:20 AM
Listen up, if you can still hear me. A recent New York Times article, "Ground-Shaking Noise Rocks N.F.L., and Eardrums Take Big Hit," documents something that we already know about professional football games: they are extremely loud. The crowds...
Story | Nov 16, 2013 | 4:27 PM
Story | Nov 15, 2013 | 3:25 PM
The toll from a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan is high. Almost 7,000 U.S. service members have lost their lives, with more than 50,000 listed as wounded in action. Thanks to extensive wounded-warrior efforts, the nation is more aware of the...