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Hearing Loss Costs Far More Than Ability to Hear

09-28-2015

The New York Times - by Jane E. Brody: Mark Hammel’s hearing was damaged in his 20s by machine gun fire when he served in the Israeli Army. But not until decades later, at 57, did he receive his first hearing aids. “It was very joyful, but also very sad, when I contemplated how much […] ... more

Adolescent Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

09-15-2015

NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY -- Adolescents who are exposed to tobacco smoke are more likely than the general pediatric population to develop rhinitis, an inflammation of the nose, typically causing uncomfortable symptoms such as congestion, runny nose and headaches. Although environmental allergies are a common cause of rhinitis, the effect of smoking on rhinitis in adolescents […] ... more