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U.S. Conference on AIDS to Address Trump’s HIV Plan for America

In a year that saw the introduction of President Trump’s “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America,” it is only fitting that the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), held at a different city each year, will take place in Washington, DC, and focus on the structure, implementation and feasibility of Trump’s federal initiative.… Read More »

3D model aids surgeons in facilitating delicate procedure

3D printing is increasingly being used to facilitate medical procedures, with a Spanish organization saying it helped speed a cancer surgery. The Biodonostia Health Research Institute used a 3D-printed model to help surgeons plan and guide a procedure that removed more than one of a 64-year-old patient’s ribs without damaging his lungs. The use of… Read More »

How an audiologist recommends the perfect hearing aids for you

Think of your audiologist as a tailor for your sense of hearing. Just as one person’s height and weight differ from another, so does hearing loss. Wearing custom-fit hearing aids increases the likelihood you will hear better, be comfortable wearing them all day and experience enhanced quality of life. Audiologists and hearing instrument specialists are trained to… Read More »

HIV and AIDS: Transmission myths and facts

It is not possible to transmit or contract AIDS, which is advanced or stage 3 HIV. There are many myths about HIV transmission, but debunking them can give people a better understanding of what precautions to take and when to see a doctor. Innovations in testing and treatment have greatly reduced the risk of contracting… Read More »

Using headphones with hearing aids

Thanks to recent advancements in hearing device technology, millions of people with hearing loss are able to hear their favorite sounds and enjoy conversing with their favorite people. One perk this new technology affords users is compatibility with other personal electronic devices, such as smartphones and televisions. Sometimes, as in the case of headphones and… Read More »