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  • 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
  • Pay attention to knee pain when you first notice it

    Knee pain is one of the most common reasons for people to see a doctor, according to Dr. Zac Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Health.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • No more hearing aid stigma?

    Everywhere you look, people are using electronic devices coupled to their ears.  Headphones, ear-buds, Bluetooth receivers, and electronic earplugs ar ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Scientists discover compound to...

    In a research report published in the September 2013 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists provide insights into a compound that may prevent noise-re ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, 1st death in outbreak

    BERLIN – An 18-month-old boy has died of measles amid an outbreak in Berlin, a hospital in the German capital said Tuesday.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Sciatica a painful, but treatable...

    While it may be known as a health problem that mainly affects the elderly, sciatica can affect anyone, said Dr. Zac Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Heal ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Musician Loses—and Saves—His Hearing

    At 24, Bruce Beacom was an aspiring musician. At 33, he was 95 percent deaf. Today, at 43,  Bruce is an actively performing musician and sound enginee ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • How Can A Care Coordinator Help You?

    The Illinois Department On Aging is a terrific resource for older adults and their families; it assists its clients in making informed choices about l ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 2:24 pm
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