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How Losing Your Hearing Can Change Your Personality

Do we ever reach an age where our personality remains set in stone, regardless of outside influences? A new study from the University of Gothenburg says no. In fact, hearing loss—a common condition…

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Investigating Loneliness

By: Jennifer Pastiloff I was in a yoga class a couple weeks ago, and the teacher kept using the word investigate to cue us in the poses. Investigate the backbend. I liked the idea of being a …

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Dangerous Vitamin D Supplement Mistake

Photo Courtesy Of:  BananaStock/Thinkstock Drisdol is the synthetic form of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in r…

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The Earbone is Connected to the Headphone: How LOUDNESS hurts Teens

It may have been obnoxious, I know, but when I was a precocious teenager I used to boldly approach random people, who thought it was totally acceptable to walk down the street blaring some appalling m…

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Hearing Loss Awareness in the Amazon Rainforest

By Jo Piazza, Tonic Imagine going through high school and never being able to hear someone whispering in your ear, or whispering about you for that matter. Or being a middle-schooler with a v…

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