Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study on the prevalence of disability in the U.S. The study examined vision loss, cognition, mobility, self-care and independent living, but failed to mention hearing loss, the third most common public health concern after diabetes and heart disease.
Join the Hearing Health Foundation in letting the CDC know that hearing loss is a serious concern that affects quality of life, ability to work, and a person’s full participation in society by signing their petition: https://www.change.org/p/centers-for-disease-control-and-pr…
Check out this cool “Defeat Dizziness” car decal, designed by VEDA Ambassador Chair, David Morrill’s sister! Make a donation of $15 or more to David’s personal campaign page and he’ll send you a decal as a thank you gift.
Dr. Rachael Trommelen is conducting a survey to assess physician knowledge of and experience with diagnosing vestibular disorders. If you are a patient or healthcare provider, you can help by sharing this article with your physician and/or colleagues.