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Travel Advice for People with Hearing Loss

Whether for business or for fun, travel is an important part of our lives. However, for more than 20 million people in the U.S. with hearing loss, travel can be difficult. The good news is that with a little preparation and some common-sense precautions, travel can be a lot easier. Getting Ready Here is a

What Your Earwax Says About You

According to chemist Katherine Prokop-Prigge at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, “We could obtain information about a person’s ethnicity simply by looking in his ears.” It turns out that a single gene controls both a person’s underarm odor and the type of earwax (cerumen) their body produces. Other research has shown that you can

Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems Associated with Down Syndrome

External Ear Canal Stenosis (Narrow Ear Canals) A child with Down syndrome who has narrow ear canals should see an ENT specialist every three months to avoid undiagnosed and untreated ear infections. Cleaning of the ear canals by an ENT specialist is often necessary to ensure proper examination and diagnosis. The problem may resolve after