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Heed Your Professional Instinct

We spend years in school to earn a professional degree. We study long hours. We read trade journals. We attend continuing education classes. All of these forms of learning are critically important. But, they may not be our greatest professional asset. Instinct, that feeling we have in our gut, may be our greatest asset. Intuition guides us…

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Winning the War Against Hearing Loss, part 8: Enabling the Almost Deaf to Hear

The articles in this continuing series are all about miracles. Previously, I told you about Kim, David, Dr. Judy, Sam, and Michael & Ann. Our story today is about Sandy, a design engineer who works for a large manufacturing company. She has no functional hearing in her left ear and a profound hearing loss in…

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Winning the War Against Hearing Loss, part 7: The Cosmetic Battle

So far in this series, I have discussed Kim, David, Dr. Judy, and Sam. Improvements in hearing aid technology and the skill of their audiologist have helped each of these patients become more productive people. Today we take a look at the miniaturization of electronics and the impact of cosmetic concerns on the field of…

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Winning the War Against Hearing Loss, part 6: Mega-power without feedback

So far in this series I’ve discussed Kim, David, and Dr. Judy. Improvements in hearing aid technology and the skill of the audiologist have made it possible for each of these people to continue working despite deteriorating hearing that was pushing them to find another career. Today I introduce Sam, a machinist, who has very…

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Winning the War Against Hearing Loss, Part 5: Frequency Compression and Dead Zones

The 10 articles in this continuing series entitled “Winning the War Against Hearing Loss” discuss miracles of modern audiology. So far, I have discussed Kim, whose hearing aids enabled her to go back to work in the high-level noise of a bar, and David, a real estate broker, who has overcome his problems using a…

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