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Coronavirus and tele health

Coronavirus and Tele-health

By Ralph D Thomas / March 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Coronavirus and Tele-health

Most people prefer hands-on health care by seeking medical opinions from “live” professionals– at the doctor’s office, the Urgent Care Clinic, the Emergency Room or wherever medical help is offered. Then times change courtesy of an encapsulated smidgen of RNA known as COVID-19, the dreaded, potentially aggressive member of the Coronavirus family. Sorting out symptoms…

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Hearing Loss and Covid

Hearing Loss and COVID-Distanced Holidays

By Ralph D Thomas / November 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Hearing Loss and COVID-Distanced Holidays

Virtual technology for communication access People with hearing challenges tend to dread the Holiday Season, the peak socializing time of the year. It is a frustrating and even depressing time when many feel excluded from conversations and activities as they struggle to hear and understand in noisy places.  However, new ways of communicating might actually…

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COVID-19 Related Hearing Loss?

By Ralph D Thomas / August 18, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-19 Related Hearing Loss?

An overlooked but possible COVID-19 complication  It is well-known that many viruses are capable of causing hearing damage and hearing loss. The list of culprits, includes viruses that cause measles, mumps, rubella, the CMV virus (CytoMegaloVirus) as well as viruses in the Herpes family. However, as reports of ear and hearing problems are published, the…

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