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Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, so I hired them instead,"...
Former Baltimorean Katherine Bouton abruptly lost the hearing in her left ear at age 30. One minute she could hear, and the next, she could not. Over the decades, her impairment worsened. By the time she was 60, she was functionally deaf. But her...
Sun SentinelA few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
South Bend TribuneNILES — Attend a free seminar on hearing loss, treatments and hearing aids led by Lakeland Ear, Nose and Throat professionals Dr. Deborah Habenicht and audiologist Craig Rigler at Lakeland Medical Suites, 42 N. St. Joseph Ave., Niles, from 6 to 7 p....
Tags: Ear, Nose, and Throat, Human Body
It might be hard to duplicate the anticipation and publicity that greeted the inaugural season in Everyman Theatre's inviting new home on West Fayette Street, but that hasn't stopped the company from trying. "I want next season to be even more...
Audiences who attended Sunday's performance of "Tribes," Nina Raine's play currently running at the Mark Taper Forum, were able to witness a rare bit of understudy musical chairs. Center Theatre Group said actress Gayle Rankin, who played the the role...
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
Russell Harvard plays the deaf brother in a dysfunctional family in "Tribes" at the Mark Taper Forum through April 14. The Austin, Texas-based actor, who won a Drama League Award for the role off-Broadway, will move with the production to the La Jolla...
WINTER PARK — Daisha Padilla's first words were "mom" and "dad." She wasn't an infant, and she wasn't learning to speak. Padilla was using sign language as a sophomore at Winter Park. "They are pretty simple words to sign," said Padilla, who has...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Students, Sports, Softball
There were no deaf children where I grew up, no deaf children where I went to school. There was no hearing impairment I can remember in my family, no deaf personnel serving in the military where I was assigned. So it's no surprise that I was also...
Trey Wilson can't hear the crowd applaud when he scores a goal, and he has scored quite a few since he discovered hockey was a perfect outlet for his energy. The 25-year-old left wing from Riverside was born deaf, which means he can't hear the crunch of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgVerizon Wireless customers can now send a text message to 911 for emergency help. A 9-1-1 text alert pilot program will be launched today throughout Frederick County and six other counties across the Northeast. The service is designed to enable those...
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