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Can a Balloon Relieve Ear Pressure when Flying?
September 26, 2013 - Both frequent fliers and sporadic travelers alike are familiar with the discomfort related to the changing air pressure. While chewing gum during a flight may help some individuals, others need an alternative way to relieve refractory middle ear pressure symptoms. Dr. Jordan Pritikin, a board-certified otolaryngologist at The Chicago Nasal & Sinus Center, discusses an emerging solution for ear pressure discomfort; a transnasal balloon catheter dilation of the Eustachian tube.
Deaf Magazine Illuminates Sign Language on its Pages
September 10, 2013 - DEAF MAGAZINE aims to improve awareness of sign language in Germany and uses augmented reality to bridge the gap between spoken/written language and sign language.