Cardiovascular Disease with a Little Hearing Loss on the Side

Continuing my series on health topics as they relate to hearing loss, we come to Cardiovascular Disease (CV).  Cardiovascular disease includes both Heart Disease and strokes which are the number one and two killers in our society today, accounting for 33.6% of all deaths in the US .This disease is also one of the most…

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Retail Pricing Strategies, Part 4c: Loyalty and Ethics

For this series on pricing strategies, we have analyzed the historical perspective on the development of retail prices, finding your own “magic formula”, and looked at the individual considerations that should be a part of that formula (e.g., warranty, invoice cost, accessories, cost-of-living adjustments).  For the past few posts we have been discussing the ethical…

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What Do You Do With Your Drug List?

As clinicians, whether we are dispensers or audiologists, most of the people we come into contact with ask us about the effects of medication on hearing and balance.  We also query patients on their medications as part of the the history taking portion of diagnostic evaluations. But how many of us look up each medication?…

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