Public health surveillance is the key to curtailing infectious diseases. This article describes the basic idea of contact tracing and how contract tracing is used to help track infectious diseases to keep them from spreading.
Cochlear implants can be a difficult choice for many people with severe to profound hearing loss. Choosing cochlear implant surgery is a personal choice, it is not right or wrong. Make an informed choice by learning as much as possible about the surgery, benefits, and drawbacks.
When you have a child with ADHD you need to work with the child's teachers to ensure that his/her educational needs are met. There are requirements that public schools must meet, but you must ask.
Advocating for your child with Bipolar Disorder is a difficult parenting job. Sometimes the need arises for superpowers. Some tips on surviving are presented.
Let's go to the movies! Going to the movie theater as a hearing-impaired adult can be quite difficult. Now that the theaters are offering closed captioning devices it is a whole new experience. This is a review of two different captioning devices
Hearing aids are not the only options to help you understand speech today, there are a wide variety of apps and gadgets to help out.
My daughter, we will call her Sonya, was diagnosed with Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder this past summer. She is 12. This is an excerpt of how we went about getting this diagnosis.
Older persons with hearing loss experience significant disability related to speech understanding and other comorbidities. Nearly 56% of persons who purchase hearing aids are unable to adjust to them.
Many children born with developmental disabilities today grow up with their parents. Persons with developmental disabilities also grow older every year. At some point though they will need assistance, this article describes how to find that help.
Healthcare just as any other purchase you make requires a conscious effort to research your choices, and make good decisions with your physician.
Now I have hearing aids and I HATE them, what a waste of money. What do I do now?
Turning on the captioning on your television or asking for captioning at your local theater will help you to understand the programing so much better when you are hearing impaired.
Once you purchase hearing aids, consider attending audiological rehab to help you really learn to communicate and advocate for yourself! Details to be described.
This article reviews the process of getting hearing aids and what to expect along the way
Growth hormone deficiency occurs when the pituitary gland does not make enough growth hormone. The child then stops growing or their growth slows dramatically.
Hearing loss affects older persons greatly. Treatment of hearing loss can benefit a person by increasing quality of life and improving cognition. This HubPage reviews hearing loss in older persons.
Nurses volunteer to help their communities in many ways, volunteering for a board of directors position may be intimidating, but pick up some knowledge first so that you can be effective.