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Reconnect to the World of Hearing

Recent breakthroughs in hearing aid technology have our clinic staff bursting with excitement and optimism for the future of hearing loss treatment.
New technology is making it even easier for people with hearing loss to stay connected with family and friends by providing increased capability for users to quickly adapt to different environments. Read More »

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Fighting the Ebola Virus in Africa

Recently, when given the opportunity by the World Health Organization to serve as a volunteer physician and consultant in the heart of the West Africa Ebola outbreak, I didn’t even hesitate.
For an academic and clinical type like myself, this opportunity could be compared to a lawyer who is given the opportunity to present a case to the Supreme Court. Read More »

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Mini-Cams Open a New Window on Childhood GI Care

Gastrointestinal issues in children present unusual challenges for both patients and doctors. With the help of their parents, kids must change their lifestyle substantially, especially when it comes to diet. For health care providers, finding the best treatment for each patient can be a difficult process of trial and error. Read More »

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Kids playing on social media

Social Media and Kids: What Parents Should Know

If you read the title of this article and you wondered what social media is, then you need to read this article. If you are already well aware of social media, then you need to be aware of how your children are using it. Read More »

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Health Insurance: Not just for fossils

“I thought health insurance was just for fossils until I ended up in the ER …”
A friend of mine owns a Toyota Tundra that he shares with his girlfriend. He told me, “I might love that truck as much as I love my girlfriend.” Kidding aside, it’s his work truck and gets him around — it even got him to the emergency room after he had an accident while remodeling their kitchen. Read More »

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Consequences of No Health Insurance

“Do I really have to … ?”
I must have said that at least 100 times growing up. Do I really have to go to bed? Do I really have to wash the dishes? Do I really have to wear braces? Read More »

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