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Face masks, hearing loss and hearing aids

Face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) help protect us from the coronavirus, but they add communication challenges for everyone, especially people with hearing impairments. That’s because: Face masks lower the volume of a person’s speech and slightly garble it. Face shields, social distancing and plastic barriers further muffle or reduce sound. Face mask ear loops may tug on your hearing… Read More »

Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout Guidelines After Vaccination Gabrielle Dawn Luna followed her father into emergency nursing. She was the last person to hold his hand when he died of Covid in April at her hospital in Teaneck, N.J.Credit…Calla Kessler for The New York Times SectionsSkip to… Read More »

Plant-based diet weight loss

A vegan diet is an excellent way to eat for weight management—you just have to do it correctly. As with any diet or lifestyle change, you have to eat a well-balanced, nutritionally sound diet and take in or burn off fewer calories than take in to lose weight. I never saw that before, ever. That… Read More »