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Am I having a heart attack?

New North Carolina program helps rural patients find out before they step into a hospital

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Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health...

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CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING? One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed...

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Recovering Lost Document and Records

Recovering Lost Documents Events such as the flooding caused by Hurricane Florence commonly result in the loss of important personal documents. North Carolinians can use the following resources to replace lost or damaged documents and records. N.C. Birth and Death...

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Over-the-counter Hearing Devices. A solution?

Over-the-counter Hearing Devices.   A solution? Independence is a great thing - we love being able to snap our fingers and have the solution to our problem.  Unfortunately, when it comes to our health - we should take a less direct approach. Our hearing deserves the...

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Adult Care Homes

Adult Care Homes Adult care homes are residences for aged and disabled adults who may require 24-hour supervision and help with activities of daily living. There are over 1,200 adult care homes in North Carolina Adult care homes vary in size from family care homes...

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