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Nursing homes used by people living with HIV have poorer quality ratings

The proportion of nursing home residents living with HIV in the United States has increased markedly in recent years, but the facilities they are admitted to tend to be of poorer quality, researchers from Brown University report in two articles in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. One third of residents have some form… Read More »

Living with single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness (SSD) is a condition in which a person has lost hearing in one ear, but can still hear with the other ear. It’s also known as unilateral hearing loss.  A number of medical conditions can causesingle-sided deafness, also known asunilateral hearing loss. We were designed to have two ears for a reason—the brain uses… Read More »