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A Swimmer's Journey

Posted by Cynthia Ryan

Betsy Stengel is a Meniere's patient and a life-long swimmer. In this article she describes the challenges a swimming pool poses for a vestibular patient, such as the dancing reflection of light below the pool's surface, and how she faced her demons to reclaim her life.

The Effect of Meniere’s Disease on the Protestant Reformation

Posted by Kerrie Denner

By Robert Traynor On October 7, 2014, Hearing International @ Hearing Health & Technology Matters!

Martin Luther is best known as the Father of Protestantism, as he was the first to famously break away from the Catholic Church. A simple German monk of peasant background, Luther had as much influence in shaping our modern world as almost anyone who has ever lived.

Grateful boy dresses up as his doctor for Halloween

Posted by Kerrie Denner

SEATTLE -- A Seattle surgeon made such a huge impact on a second grader that the little boy decided to honor the doctor for Halloween.

Of all the costumes 7-year-old Landon Browne could have picked for Halloween, he didn't go for Spiderman, a fireman, a ninja or a warrior. Instead, he showed up to Seattle Children's Hospital on Wednesday dressed as Dr. Jay Rubinstein.