Raising Deaf Awareness in a Virtual World

Hermosa Beach group gets creative. COVID-19 has halted many events, but it has not stopped a group of volleyball players in the South Bay, NBC News reports. Every October, Manhattan Beach native Kelsey Brandin organizes the Volley4Sound charity beach volleyball tournament in Hermosa Beach, where...

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Pandemic Is Hard on the Hard of Hearing

Isolation takes its toll. During the pandemic, many seniors have become isolated from their family and peers. According to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), older adults who have been successful hearing aid users may be using their hearing aids less because they feel there is no one to...

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September Is Deaf Awareness Month

To celebrate, three-day virtual concert will benefit California School for the Deaf.   From Sept.18 to 20, performers from across the Coachella Valley and beyond will come together to present “Cabaret Cares” online via Facebook, the Desert Sun reports. To help commemorate Deaf...

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New Blood Test Can Detect Hearing Loss

Simple test, developed in Canada, is a first. With what is believed to be the first test of its kind, scientists at Sunnybrook University in Toronto have demonstrated a way to detect hearing disorders using a simple blood test. “Over 600 million people have hearing loss worldwide,” said Dr....

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