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Hearing Loss is Common in People with Diabetes

Diabetes

Submitted by Cynthia Peffers, ACA, BC-HIS Hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to those who do not have the disease, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “Hearing loss may be an under-recognized complication of

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NorthBay Healthcare Offers Journey to Health

Registration has opened for another session of NorthBay Healthcare’s popular seven-week “Journey to Health.” The course will kick off April 24 at the VacaValley Health Plaza, Suite 290 in Vacaville. The class will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday nights, through June 5. “Journey to

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The Binaural Advantage

If you have hearing loss in both ears (bilateral hearing loss), then you are most likely a candidate for two hearing aids. While a hearing healthcare professional can best determine if you are a candidate for two hearing aids, the ultimate decision-maker concerning binaural instruments is the

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Close to Home

Howard and Sheri Evans dated nearly 10 years before marrying in 2003. They had only been married six years when his declining health changed their lives. Howard’s illness was not a surprise; he says he was diagnosed with COPD in the mid-1990s. Howard continued to be active

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When the Golden Years Don’t Glow

When The Golden Years Don't Glow

As we age, it isn’t unusual or unreasonable to think about end of life issues. It makes sense to plan to provide for our loved ones, for end of life care, even for funeral arrangements. But sometimes planning ahead can be a sign that someone is thinking

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