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22 July, 2016 - Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

In advance of the Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation, which brings together all of Canada’s premiers, the Health Action Lobby (HEAL) has written a letter to all provincial and territorial premiers, health ministers and finance ministers...

21 July, 2016 - Harvard University

A new commentary in JAMA Pediatrics provides guidance for parents of children under age three on how they can nurture their children’s language development. The commentary is written by a literacy expert and a pediatrician. Click here to read the...

21 July, 2016 - Medical Xpress

A Japanese study has identified genetic mutations related to esophageal cancer in Japanese people. Whereas glandular cancer (a type of esophageal cancer) is more common in the West, esophageal squamous cell cancer accounts for 90% of esophageal...

21 July, 2016 - CBC

In many hospitals, the noise level in a patient’s room is so high it may be detrimental to the patient’s health. The average daytime noise level in hospitals has increased 200% since 1960 and the average nighttime noise level has increased 400%. The...

21 July, 2016 - BBC News

Andrew Rees became the first man who is deaf to swim solo across the English Channel this past weekend. Rees used the swim to raise money to help the Great Britain Deaf Swimming team attend the Deaflympics.

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