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Pandemic Precautions Challenge Those With Hearing Loss

Posted on October 28, 2020 - October is National Audiology Awareness Month, and audiologists recently shared some important warnings for people who are living with hearing loss. Audiologists are health care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat and manage hearing loss. They prescribe and fit hearing aids and other devices. The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) recently reported that seniors who use hearing aids are being negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in several ways.

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Is it COVID-19 or Flu?

Posted on October 27, 2020 - This season, every sniffle brings a new level of concern. It can be hard to tell the difference between COVID-19 symptoms and flu. Here's a chart that breaks down the symptoms of each.

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What Is Prehabilitation?

Posted on October 21, 2020 - After surgery or another medical procedure, patients often take part in a rehabilitation program to help them achieve optimal healing and function. Rehab helps them build their muscles, regain function, and cope with the emotional and cognitive aspects of recovery. But what about before surgery?

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Doctors Get Plenty of Advice on Starting Treatment. This Could Help Them Stop

Posted on October 19, 2020 - An important goal of healthcare organizations is to be sure patients get all the care they need. But there are times patients need less, not more, care, report experts from the University of Michigan.

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October Is National Depression Awareness Month

Posted on October 15, 2020 - Each year during this month, experts call attention to the serious impact depression has on health and well-being. In 2020, this is more of an issue than ever! A number of studies have found that the pandemic and its results have raised the rate of depression. According to University of Arkansas research, “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to higher levels of depression, anxiety, suicidal tendencies and psychological trauma.”

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