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  • 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
  • Dogs Process Speech Much Like Humans

    Dog owners who claim their pets understand everything they say may be right, according findings from the UK. Researchers at the  University of Susse ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • What Home and Community-Based Services Can Provide For You

    It’s not easy to understand the options available for older and disabled adults.  It’s tough for them, and for families and caregivers, to navigate th ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:28 am
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