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2014-01-07 23:22:43

As of August 1st, 2014, Allergist/Immunologist Jillian Hochfelder, MD will see adult and pediatric patients in the Practice’s Bronx and Tuckahoe clinical locations. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As the resident and business populations of the Bronx and Westchester counties continue to grow in size and importance, so does the coincident need for superb medical care. With that in mind, ENT and Allergy Associates—whose 150 otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurotologists,...

2014-01-07 13:55:49

Watchful waiting or ear tube surgery? It is a decision faced by millions of families of children with recurrent or chronic otitis media with effusion (non-infected fluid in the middle ear) each year. Out of concern regarding long-term effects like hearing loss and potential developmental delays, about a million such families choose ear tubes annually, opting for surgery that carries risks of its own. New research by the RTI-University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center,...

2014-01-07 12:27:09

From health, to work, to home-life and more, people who seek solutions and treatment for hearing loss have everything to gain CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans.(1) It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life, relationships with friends and family and even mental and emotional health.(2)...

2014-01-02 12:22:05

Salus University College of Audiology Offers Fan-friendly Advice as Eagles-Saints Clash Nears PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This NFL season has seen unprecedented competition among fan bases vying for the crown of loudest stadium venue. Dr. Victor H. Bray, Dean of the Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology, and his colleagues, are concerned about potential hearing damage amid the increasingly deafening drumbeat to rock the house on the road to the...

2013-12-31 23:23:23

5StarMax.com announces a new program that shows how audiologists can use positive customer feedback as a marketing device. It is called Audiologist Marketing through Reputation Management and they are offering a download on how the process works for best practices. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 5StarMax announces a revolutionary way for audiologists to make the best use of their customer reviews to generate positive marketing through Audiologist Marketing through Reputation...

2013-12-31 23:04:56

Mark Montes, a 22 year old, Denver native, was born with severe hearing loss. He is the winner of Sound Relief Hearing Center's 2013 hearing aid giveaway. Highlands Ranch, Colorado (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 When Dr. Julie Prutsman and her husband Patrick, owners of Sound Relief Hearing Center in Highlands Ranch, opened their audiology practice in January 2012, they knew that they could make a difference in their community. One way they have been able to serve the community is through...

2013-12-31 23:02:31

American Hearing & Balance's Audiologists wish to inform the public about the fact that a large number of common drugs are harmful to hearing. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Both over-the-counter and doctor-prescribed drugs can be ototoxic. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association states that there exist more than two hundred known ototoxic medications, of which many are used commonly. In order to make it easier for consumers to identify the ototoxic...

2013-12-31 23:02:27

Maico Audiological Services's Audiologists want to draw attention to the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are oxotoxic and may contribute to hearing problems. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are either prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs that can impair your hearing and hinder your balance. As reported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA), there are over 200 known drugs that can cause temporary or...

2013-12-31 23:02:12

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers' Hearing Aid Dispensers hope to educate the public the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are harmful to hearing. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC), that are toxic to the ears. You can find more than 200 recognized ototoxic medications that are regularly used according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA). As a way to make it...

2013-12-31 23:02:04

Buying the appropriate hearing aid can be difficult, particularly if you are unfamiliar with what makes one model different than another. Adobe Hearing Center in Tucson explains open fit hearing aids – a relatively new style that is growing in popularity. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Hearing aid technology advances at a very rapid rate. Manufacturers introduce new models every year and sometimes introduce entirely new styles of hearing aids. The Open Fit hearing aid is a...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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