Speak Up! Telling Right from Left is a Continuing Challenge in Health Care By Monique Hammond

Operating on the wrong body part is sadly an error that does not occur infrequently. The issue often has to do with the fact that operating teams confuse the left and right sides when working on the body. Yes, it can be that elementary.   Talking about hearing loss, one […]

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We All Hear Better Now? Good News and Sad News by Monique Hammond

When comparing hearing test results collected between 1959 and 1962 with those collected from 1999 to 2006, it was found that the incidence of hearing loss in older adults, 64 to 75 years of age, actually improved: it dropped from 48% to 36%. Such good news indicates that progress has […]

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