Human Trafficking

Angie SzumlinskiNews

January is Human Trafficking Awareness month; sad that we have a designated month, but we do. Every year millions of people are exploited within and across borders. They are forced to work in factories for little or no pay; harvest crops; work in terrible conditions in mines, construction sites, and fishing boats; or work in private homes. Many victims are …

Still Falling for You, Huh?

Angie SzumlinskiNews

While hearing is not typically considered a risk factor for falls, recent research demonstrated that there is a strong association between audiometric hearing loss and falls. In this nationally representative study of adults aged 40 to 69 years, greater hearing loss was independently associated with self-reported falls over the preceding 12 months. The magnitude of the association of hearing loss …