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27 February, 2014 - University of Western Australia

According to researchers at The University of Western Australia, alcohol is not a direct cause of cognitive impairment among older men. Although heavy alcohol consumption is known to have negative health consequences, cognitive impairment later in...

27 February, 2014 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Our first president was Isabel French Richard (1906-1991), whose thesis A Handbook for Speech and Hearing Therapists in the Winnipeg Public Schools became the first documented, contemporary description of clinical practice in Canada. For 50 weeks...

27 February, 2014 - X Games by ESPN

A documentary released last year by Lucy Walker called “The Crash Reel” tells the story of the traumatic brain injury (TBI) snowboarder Kevin Pearce sustained while training for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. This honest, in-depth film “offers a rare...

27 February, 2014 - CBC News

People living with severe speech disorders have historically had a only few generic, computerized voices to choose from — that is, until now. Rupal Patel, a Canadian speech scientist based in Boston, is leading a new project called “Vocality”. She...

27 February, 2014 - The Economist

It may seem obvious, but babbling to babies can significantly help their vocabularies and intelligence to develop. In 1995, Dr. Hart and Dr. Risley found a close correlation between the number of words a child heard at home by the age of three and...

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