Navigation Links
AuDNet Pushes for Professional Hearing Tests for All Troops Returning from the Middle East.
Date:1/5/2013

Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) January 05, 2013

With the re-election of President Obama last November, the measured drawdown of troops from the Middle East will almost certainly continue as planned. The President has pledged to transition U.S. Forces in Afghanistan from their current combat role into a support role by the end of 2014.

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, more than 60 percent of soldiers could return with some type of hearing loss. The Department of Veterans Affairs cites tinnitus and hearing loss as the leading disabilities reported by returning veterans, followed by PTSD. Tinnitus is a high-pitched ringing or other sound in the ears that others cannot hear.

In a November 13, 2012, interview with NBC News, Brett Buchanan, a VA-accredited claims agent with Allsup, a national provider of services with disabilities, commented, "I suspect today’s generation of veterans – those who have been in a combat environment – probably have a higher severity of hearing loss (than past generations), especially with the explosions and the IEDs and the ruptured ear drums they’ve sustained.”

In December 2012, Mike Tianen, industrial hygienist aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, was quoted by MCLB Barstow that nearly half of all Marines suffer from some type of hearing loss as they transition to civilian life.

Hearing loss can make the transition from military to civilian lifestyle more difficult for veterans. '/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Tampa Car Accident Lawyer from The Disparti Law Group Pushes for Strong Stance Against Drugged Driving
2. Human factors researcher pushes for safer gas fireplaces
3. Professional Nutrition Therapists, LLC may be the best choice for helping the nation's New Year's Resolutioners meet their weight loss goals.
4. PhysicalTherapistSites (Websites For Physical Therapists) Announces Partnership with Medical Billing Professionals
5. DoctorSites (Websites for Doctors) Announces Partnership with Medical Billing Professionals
6. PsychiatristSites (Websites for Psychiatrists) Announces Partnership with Medical Billing Professionals
7. TherapySites (Websites for Therapists) Announces Partnership with Medical Billing Professionals
8. Doctors Pay Increases Lag Other Health Professionals
9. Joint EACPR and AHA statement empowers health care professional to use Clinical Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
10. Meeting in Jordan to educate medical professionals on latest advances in osteoporosis
11. Leave 4th of July Fireworks to Professionals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Thousand of GranuFlo lawsuits ... recalled its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to ... U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... Court has remanded a case filed by the state ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new ... and dismemberment insurance . , Purchasing an accidental death ... very advantageous. This type of rider provides benefits if the ... be considered a lesser form of life insurance. , ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Yesterday, Senator ... (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored by ... in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device and ... each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” award ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Four years since the ... – which coincided with the marriage of Avasa & Matthew Love ... ROAD, which is scheduled for release through White Swan Records on ... that there is a sacred path available to all of us ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 As interest in the value ... gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall , president ... (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on January 27 ... public health system. , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: Innovative ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3
... become more common in aged people. Exercise is one measure ... a treatment for the condition. A new study in the ... asking patients to follow an exercise program before hip or ... ,Led by Daniel S. Rooks, ScD of New ...
... semester student of the premier All India Institute of Medical ... // said measures were being taken to control spread of ... was admitted in a special ward of AIIMS after he ... he was operated upon Friday to stop brain haemorrhage. ...
... from the largest study of men with prostate cancer ... that the majority // of patients remain alive with ... of eight years. ,The 561 prostate cancer ... were classified into prognostic risk groups. After an average ...
... Health officials have reported the death of two women after ... also had previous history of health problems.//, ,Agriculture Commissioner ... is they did something they shouldn’t have done and they ... pose a major health threat. ,The DeKalb Farmers’ ...
... minors to notify or get the consent of one or ... among teens//, according to a Florida State University law professor ... Professor of Law, and Thomas Stratmann, professor of economics at ... at the rates of gonorrhea among teenage girls as a ...
... found itself in the eye of a storm in the ... autism in some cases.// Recent statistics enabled by the government ... shots, and are well on their way to protect their ... of MMR vaccinations for children has shown a steady increase ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Does Exercise Before Hip Replacement Help? 2Health News:AIIMS Student Dies of Dengue Fever 2Health News:Long-Term Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Show IMRT Curative 2Health News:Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  Today the U.S. Food and Drug ... the prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease ... vaccine Trumenba®, which received FDA approval in October, represent ... disease. "I have heard over and ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 A lot of discussion in the medical ... certain illnesses, injuries, or conditions. As medical science advances, doctors ... with ones that they consider to be more cutting edge. ... one textbook method of treatment that stands out as the ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released a ... leaders and a new study analyzing the impact of increased cost ... nationwide coalition working to educate policy makers and the public on ... was focused on how the Iowa healthcare ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The National Meningitis Association (NMA) Applauds FDA Approval of Second Vaccine To Protect Against Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease 2No One-Size-Fits-All Remedy for Hernia Correction 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3
... Japanese Study Suggests the Drug Improves Memory, SARASOTA, ... announced today that it has received positive,preliminary results ... a,promising new drug application for the treatment of ... in,September, is the first human clinical study conducted ...
... treated with maximally,tolerated lipid-lowering therapies experienced 50% ... other atherogenic,when treated with 300 mg/week ISIS ... 26, 2007,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced,results ... of ISIS 301012 in,patients with homozygous familial ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sarasota's Roskamp Institute Announces Positive Safety Data in,Human Clinical Study for Alzheimer's Disease 2Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 2Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 3Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 4Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 5Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 6
... Inovise Medicals AUDICOR is the ... medical professionals worldwide quickly rule-in cardiac ... coronary syndrome, and other high-risk cardiac ... the existing workflow, AUDICOR products enable ...
... by 5-monodeioination of thyroxine (T4) in extrathyroidal ... occurs at a rate which is ~3-fold ... T3 from the thyroid gland into the ... 80-100 micrograms/day for T4. In addition, approximately ...
... Binding Protein (GHBP) is the soluble, extra-cellular domain ... an integral component of the growth hormone-insulin-like growth ... it is either a cleavage product of the ... GH receptor gene. Growth Hormone receptor cleavage ...
... Cortisol is the most potent ... cortex. In plasma, most cortisol is ... globulin (CBG), with the remainder loosely ... specific intracellular receptors with effects in ...
Medicine Products: