class="pagetitle"> Hearing

Hearing, Hearing Loss, and Current Technology

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Presented by: Gerald R. Popelka, PhD Chief, Division of Audiology Professor of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery February 20, 2014 Watch the video While hearing loss can have a variety of causes, including infection and some medications, its most prevalent cause is the simple act of aging. About 18 percent of the entire U.S. population [...]

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I’m Sorry, Can You Repeat That?

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Presented by:   Robert Jackler, MD Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery) Stanford University Medical Center July 10, 2013 Watch the video Imagine the world in silence. No Bach concertos. No grandchildren’s laughter. A life without hearing can impair learning, limit choices, create social isolation, and lead to depression and increased risk of [...]

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Balance Disorders

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Presented by: Specialists from the Stanford Balance Center March 17, 2011 Watch the video Lecture Overview: Balance problems can stem from dizziness, light-headedness, weakness, or lack of coordination, and often can lead to falls. It’s a pervasive problem but one that has not been thoroughly studied, perhaps in part because of the difficulties in determining [...]

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