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Giving Uganda supplies, hope

Rotaries receive $18K grant to help Ugandan village The Rotary Clubs of Wheaton and Carol Stream Illinois were recently awarded a $18,000 matching grant from Rotary International for the benefit of an estimated 78,500 rural population within the Kabale District, located in Southwestern Uganda. A delegation of Rotarians from the Chicago western suburbs recently visited […]

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Allergies and Hearing Loss

Experts: The Allergy Season is Getting Longer. People don’t usually associate hearing loss with allergies, but it happens often. Credit to: Kate Sullivan of CBS 2 Chicago News | August 12, 2013 (CBS) — If you’re suffering from awful allergies this year, you’re not alone. New research shows why this is happening and predicts things will […]

Can Blackhawks games hurt your ears?

The more (noise) exposure, the more outer hair cells get killed, the greater the loss. Credit to: Julie’s Health Club Blog | Julie Deardorff | May 29, 2010 United Center hockey fans, listen up: That “Star Spangled Banner” before Stanley Cup Finals games will be a deafening experience. Literally. When the jacked-up crowd claps and […]