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Mom and Dad Get Tattoos to Match Their Son's Cochlear Implants: 'We Got Our Ears On'

Headlines by Maya Chung3:50 PM EDT, September 12, 2017Playing Mom and Dad Get Tattoos to Match Their Son's Cochlear Implants: 'We Got Our Ears On' These Kentucky parents never want their son, who was born unable to hear, to feel left out.Hope Higgins and her husband, Jacob, first noticed something was wrong when their son Connor wasn’t making the normal baby sounds and rarely made eye contact when they spoke to him.Read: Blind...

Lend Us Your Ears: The Best Music for the Clamored Masses

“Alexa, Play Justin Bieber!” It’s the OZY office’s Thursday dance party, and apparently this Justin Bieber is what constitutes a “favorite” for folks who I’m not entirely sure aren’t just being deeply, and perhaps a little darkly, ironic. There’s a bubbly bounce to Bieber’s boy-to-man neo-postmodern take on R&B, but it sounds to me like Coke. As in Coca-Cola. Or McDonald’s. Entertainment in small packages.You know, there’s time and a space for everything, but rarely do I have the time or...

Eye docs versus ear docs

I hope that this article is not misleading. I am not writing about doctors who take care of the ears or doctors who give eye care. More importantly, I hope to relate the importance of ear doctors who listen and take a good medical and social history from a patient versus the eye doctors who just want to review the laboratory and diagnostic results without listening and performing a thorough examination of the patient.When I was in medical school, and also during my residency in medicine,...