| Sep 15, 2013
Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that have the biggest impact, and Dan Simon is hoping his will prevent the hearing damage suffered by thousands of military personnel — the top reported service disability in the war on terror.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
INDIANAPOLIS - Far from the clatter of cities, the nation's farmers are assaulted every day by the earsplitting squeals of hundreds of hogs, the roar of tractors and the incessant whine of grain dryers during the fall harvest.
An estimated one-third...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:44 AM
Amtrak has launched a new "Txt-A-Tip" program that allows riders and employees to report suspicious or criminal activity on the rail service via text message, the company announced Wednesday.
The program adds a new option, accessible to those with...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post.
If it seems like your kids are constantly plugged in, tapping away on their iPhones, obsessively gaming and SnapChatting way more than they're actually ... chat-chatting -- well, that's because...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:25 AM
As an employer or potential employee, you may have some questions about the hiring process for workers with disabilities. Sometimes it’s not clear what questions are all right to ask or what policies are important to understand.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
The National Association of the Deaf said it has filed suit in federal court to compel the University of Maryland to provide captioning on scoreboards during athletic events at Byrd Stadium and Comcast Center.
The association said on its website that the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf.
Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The first thing you notice about the short film is that you never hear dialogue, only the dreamy, Daniel Lanois-type score. Instead, it's subtitled — even though the actors appear to be speaking in English.
In the opening scenes, a young woman...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: My 42-year-old husband suddenly lost hearing in one ear. They did some blood tests and he was given steroids. But he has not improved. Is there anything else that can be done?
A: There are two basic types of hearing loss: conductive and sensorineural....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Frequent use may be a preventable contributor to hearing loss.
When you think of risk factors for hearing loss, over-the-counter painkillers probably aren't among them. But a Harvard study published in a recent issue of the American Journal of...