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  • Hearing aids give a great return on the investment

    Research shows that the rewards can be substantial. In fact, identifying and addressing hearing loss has been shown to positively influence virtually ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Money Management Program Helps Eligible Adults And Seniors

    During your golden years, it’s difficult to be in charge of every aspect of your life.   Medical problems, issues with friends and family, and maint ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Proper hydration crucial to body’s function

    If food is the body’s fuel, water is the oil that keeps the body moving smoothly. Dr. Zac ...
    March 17, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Poised for success: Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job

    The willingness to take action is the single most important ingredient for success. This is true in any career, in any business venture, and at any ti ...
    March 17, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Teenagers and Hearing Loss

    Thanks to personal electronic devices that deliver loud sounds directly into ear canals, hearing loss is one of the fastest growing health problems in ...
    March 11, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • What Are The Types Of Elder Abuse?

    Illinois law describes “abuse” as causing any physical, mental or sexual injury to an eligible adult, including exploitation of such adult’s financial ...
    March 9, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • When Is Care Coordination Needed?

    For most people, aging brings with it a need for additional care.  The need for Care Coordination services, which provide the elderly with a variety o ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • How Care Coordinators Can Help You

    Care Coordinator programs are designed to provide many vital services for elderly and disabled citizens.  Care Coordinators offer these adults and the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Tickling ear could be good for heart...

    A team at the University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine, like those designed to relieve labor pains, to apply electrical pulses to the tragus, ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • People with tinnitus process emotions...

    Tinnitus afflicts 50 million people in the United States, according to the American Tinnitus Association. It causes those with the condition to hear n ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Teen Overcomes Hearing Loss to Become...

    For many males baseball is a calling. For one pitcher at Dallas' W.T. White High School, Cason Sherrod, it was almost a call he couldn't hear.
    March 2, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Impairments confine older adults to homes

    Impaired vision and hearing make it difficult to interact in social situations. However, social relationships and situations are important for older a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Chiropractic care valuable for kids, too

    Dr. Zac Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Health believes that one of the biggest health care problems is that Americans view lack of negative or painful ...
    March 2, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Tips for keeping your immune system...

    The body’s immune system is actually multiple parts of the body working together to fend off sickness and disease. What most people don’t realize is t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 1:28 pm
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