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Mylan, Maker of Generic Thyroid Drugs, Under Investigation by FDA

Mylan, Maker of Generic Thyroid Drugs, Under Investigation by FDA

Mylan, the West Virginia-based drug company that makes a generic levothyroxine medication, and recently received FDA approval recently for its generic version of Cytomel, is now the target of a federal investigation. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has broken the story of workers at the Mylan’s Wes......[Read More]
Picture 53

Picture 53

Examples of art on the walls of the tunnels at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf......[Read More]
When Hearing Aids Don't Work

When Hearing Aids Don't Work

Reasons why hearing aids don't work.......[Read More]
Cures for Post Nasal Drip

Cures for Post Nasal Drip

Post nasal drip often occurs in association with what is commonly termed a "runny" or congested nose. Due to the excess mucus, it gets a bit hard to bring air in through the nostrils, and we get some discharge coming outside of them which needs to be wiped clean every so often. Yet because our respi......[Read More]
What Is a Healthy Range of TSH?

What Is a Healthy Range of TSH?

Everyone's body functions are different. Some people have faster metabolisms; some are slower. However, if your level of TSH--thyroid stimulating hormone--is outside the healthy range, your metabolism may not be where it should be, and other health complications can occur.......[Read More]
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault of Deaf Women

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault of Deaf Women

Deaf and hard of hearing women experience domestic and sexual violence just as frequently as hearing women. Specialized sources of help are available for deaf female victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.......[Read More]
Sign for Snow Shovel

Sign for Snow Shovel

Sign language words for Winter......[Read More]
Structural Causes of Sinus Infections

Structural Causes of Sinus Infections

Sinusitis happens when the nasal cavities become irritated and blocked. The sinus inflammation may include eye pain, pressure, headache and nasal congestion. There are two types of sinusitis--acute (lasts less than three months) and chronic (recurs for more than three months).......[Read More]
SVP 1980

SVP 1980

National Technical Institute for the Deaf Summer Vestibule Program (SVP) signs from 1969 to 2002.......[Read More]
Should You Be Taking Unithroid?

Should You Be Taking Unithroid?

Should You Be Taking Unithroid? Currently, Unithroid is the only FDA-approved levothyroxine thyroid drug on the market. Would you feel better if you switched to it from other brands like Synthroid? ......[Read More]
Quick Cures For Sinus Drainage

Quick Cures For Sinus Drainage

More than 35 million people suffer from sinus disease in America, according to ent-consult.com. Two of the most common symptoms of a sinus problem are sinus congestion and sinus drainage in both the frontal nasal passages (the nose) and the anterior (the back of the throat). Sinus drainage can be ve......[Read More]
Symptoms of Thyroid Disease in Children

Symptoms of Thyroid Disease in Children

The thyroid gland is a fairly large butterfly shaped gland found below the Adam's apple in the front of the neck. It is the gland that regulates all of the metabolic and chemical processes in our bodies from the cellular level up. Proper functioning of the thyroid is necessary for our growth and nor......[Read More]
Oats & Thyroid Problems

Oats & Thyroid Problems

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the front of the neck near the trachea, regulates hormones, metabolism and protein production. Thyroxine (abbreviated as T3) and triiodothyronine (T4), hormones secreted by the thyroid, travel to other parts of the body. When the thyroid mal......[Read More]
Foods for Low Thyroid

Foods for Low Thyroid

According to the American Thyroid Association, having a low thyroid means the thyroid gland isn't making enough thyroid hormones for the body to function properly. Low thyroid, or hypothyroidism, can be caused by autoimmune disease, partial or complete removal of the thyroid gland and radiation trea......[Read More]
How to Stop Clearing Your Throat

How to Stop Clearing Your Throat

Do you loathe sounding like an old man all day and every day? After consulting with your doctor, try these tips to help alleviate the problem.......[Read More]
Is Soy Safe for Thyroid Health?

Is Soy Safe for Thyroid Health?

The issue of whether soy foods and supplements are harmful or dangerous to thyroid health is controversial. Here is a look at the controversy over soy, phytoestrogens, and isoflavone-rich foods and supplements, including tofu, tempeh, miso, edamame, and their impact on thyroid, endocrine, and hormon......[Read More]
Thyroid Disease Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

Thyroid Disease Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

Attention men! If you are suffering from erectile dysfunction, it may be due to an undiagnosed thyroid condition. And attention thyroid patients! If you are suffering from a thyroid problem, you are at increased risk of developing erectile dysfunction!......[Read More]
Brenda's Dog at Graduation

Brenda's Dog at Graduation

Photo of Brenda's hearing do at what looks like his graduation from service dog training.......[Read More]
What Are the Benefits of Coughing?

What Are the Benefits of Coughing?

Coughing is a natural reflex but could signify serious illness.Frau hustet image by R.-Andreas Klein from Fotolia.comA cough is an explosive response characterized by noise when the glottis---the space between the vocal chords---is closed. Coughing is a natural reflex to one's.........[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Laryngitis

How to Get Rid of Laryngitis

Laryngitis is a condition that refers to the inflammation of the larynx, or voice box. The most common symptom of laryngitis is voice hoarseness or voice loss. This condition is sometimes accompanied by a sore throat. A viral infection can cause laryngitis, but it often occurs from prolonged overuse......[Read More]