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What is it Like to Have a Hearing Loss?

As an audiologist, I see hearing impaired individuals every day. One of the most rewarding activities of my job is to teach the family members what it is like to have a hearing loss and how to better communicate with hearing impaired people.   What can the hearing impaired person hear? I think that understanding […]

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Students Practicing Problem-Based Learning in STEM Programs 

Problem-based learning (PBL) can be defined by certain characteristics: The learning is driven by open-ended problems with no right answer. The problems are context-specific. Students work as self-directed problem solvers in small groups. Key problem is identified and a solution is agreed upon and implemented. The instructor plays the role of a facilitator of learning, guiding the process and […]

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Enjoying the Holidays More Through Massage

Here they come: The holidays! The days, weeks and months are sure to be full of joy, events, giving, food, laughter, friends, family and, for most of us, a dose of stress. As we negotiate with family about where to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas, and most of us are vowing to start holiday shopping early, the […]

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Treating Diabetes through Rehabilitation

 For many, a healthy diet and regular exercise are self-prescribed ways to feel better. But for people with diabetes, diet and exercise often are medically recommended to help treat the disease. Diabetes is a disorder where either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells in the body do not recognize the insulin. […]

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ERAU Eagle Works Team Seeks to Break Electric Car Land Speed Record

Students of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are well known for their professional and academic ambitions. Year after year, decade after decade, students, graduates and alumni are at the forefront of industry breakthroughs and monumental achievements within their fields of expertise. It should come as no surprise that Embry-Riddle students are continuously innovating and improving on what […]

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Donna Werking

The Power of Pay Per Click: AdWords or Facebook?

Google AdWords and Facebook Ads may be viewed in an adversarial way. The rivalry derived from technology media outlets created a false dichotomy, which remains confusing and misleading to businesses trying to navigate the best digital strategies for their companies. While the two platforms are often positioned as competitors, nothing could be further from the truth. Businesses today […]

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Creating Income for Life

 The number one concern for most retirees is the possibility of outliving their income in retirement. For example, Baby Boomers are retiring at astonishing rates and are looking for ways to replace their steady paycheck. They are worried about the potential of Social Security diminishing and what might happen to their retirement if it does. […]

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State-of-the-Art PET-CT Arriving Soon to Locate, Diagnose, Measure Tumors

Imaging technology that both measures how quickly a tumor is growing and pinpoints its exact location will be introduced to residents of Yavapai County this spring at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) East. “This is the most advanced imaging technology of its kind available,” said YRMC’s Director of Imaging Services Mary Sterling. The “Time-of-Flight” (TOF) […]

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