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Why Cultivating Relationships With Your Patients is Important

June 29, 2018 5:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Twice a month the New York Times Magazine runs an article called Diagnosis. These articles tell the stories of tricky medical cases and read like detective stories. Recently there was the story of a healthy (triathlete) gentleman who had a sudden severe GI problem while traveling in Europe. He was nauseous and unable to eat at all. His daughter, an ER physician, encouraged him to come home. He was worked up at Yale New Haven Hospital. He saw a variety of doctors who did the requisite scans and scopes. Someone suggested that maybe retirement was not agreeing with him. His... View Article

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The 7 Advantages of Audibel’s A4iQ Technology

June 15, 2018 9:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hearing aid technology is rapidly changing. The hearing aids of today are a lot more advanced than those from even just a few years ago. From longer lasting batteries that are fully rechargeable and last for more than 24-hours to the ability to stream audio so you can hear your grandchildren on the phone and experience superior enjoyment of tv shows and movies, the latest hearing aids make it possible for you experience hearing in a more natural feeling way. Audibel A4iQ hearing aids powered by Starkey Hearing Technologies truly take your hearing to the next level and here at... View Article

3D Printing

June 1, 2018 9:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The world of 3D printing is growing at a rapid pace. From highly technical applications in medicine, industry, and architecture to hobby uses at home, this field is going gangbusters. No matter the use, essentially 3D printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. These days you can get a home-use 3D printer in Michael’s Craft stores. But my introduction was back in the early 2000’s when I visited the production lab at Widex hearing aids to see their new process being used to create custom hearing aid shells. It was mouth-dropping amazing... View Article

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7 Serious Benefits to Wearing Hearing Aids

May 15, 2018 7:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you noticed that you’re missing important parts of conversations or hearing words incorrectly? Does your family tell you that the television is always too loud? You probably know that you could have hearing loss, but feel embarrassed. You might even get angry when friends and family tell you they think you should have your hearing checked. That’s because many people associate hearing loss with getting older and the elderly. In fact, 65% of people who have some sort of hearing loss are actually younger than 65 and back in 2011, a study by John Hopkins Medicine reported that as... View Article

Generous Listening

May 1, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My absolute favorite interviewer is Krista Tippett, the Peabody Award-winning host of the radio program On Being, and the New York Times best-selling author of Becoming Wise. I love to listen to her interviews, which delve into the mysteries of human existance, because she listens so openly and respectfully. Ms. Tippett says that listening is an everyday social art, but it is one we have neglected and need to learn anew. Listening is not being quiet and biding our time till it is our turn to speak. Nor is it a ping pong game of getting our shot in. To... View Article

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