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Earplugs Everybody! Let School Band Practice Begin By Monique Hammond

  Long before I got introduced to the world of hearing loss, my daughter’s music teacher joked that he always got plenty of volunteers for playing the drums in the school band. He commented that it seems easy enough to do. Besides, drums are rhythm keepers and kids love rhythm.   Actually, […]

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Head Trauma and Inner Ear Concussions by Monique Hammond

  As schools have started and the professional football season is upon us, head trauma and its consequences are again very much in the news.   According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) every year roughly 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. The diagnosis is […]

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