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Hearing Aids for the Masses

Hearing Aids for the Masses

Hearing Aids for the Masses Hearing Aids for the Masses This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. On Tech is back from a spring break, and the magnolia trees are blooming outside On Tech headquarters (a.k.a., my New York apartment). Today, let’s talk about relatively simple technology and a …

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David Katzenstein, AIDS Researcher With Focus on Africa, Dies at 69

David Katzenstein, AIDS Researcher With Focus on Africa, Dies at 69

David Katzenstein, AIDS Researcher With Focus on Africa, Dies at 69 David Katzenstein, AIDS Researcher With Focus on Africa, Dies at 69 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Dr. David Katzenstein may have been a dreamer, “with sometimes brilliant and sometimes slightly off-the-wall ideas,” one colleague …

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Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88

Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88

Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88 Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88 Joseph Adolph Sonnabend was born on Jan. 6, 1933, in Johannesburg and grew up in Bulawayo, in what was then Rhodesia. His mother, Fira, who grew up in Russia and studied in Italy, was a family doctor, one …

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Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help

Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help

Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help But, Dr. Lin said, “most of what you see out there — ‘$50 miracle device!’ — is complete garbage. People can’t tell which to trust.” Once federal requirements are set for over-the-counter hearing aids, however, manufacturers of quality PSAPs can apply for approval. “All the other PSAPs will …

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AIDS Quilts for an Artist and His Partner, Sewn During a New Pandemic

AIDS Quilts for an Artist and His Partner, Sewn During a New Pandemic

AIDS Quilts for an Artist and His Partner, Sewn During a New Pandemic AIDS Quilts for an Artist and His Partner, Sewn During a New Pandemic Lending resonance to the dinosaur iconography, the artist “saw himself as someone who was about to become extinct,” Ms. Carr said in a phone interview. Lined up below the painting are smaller squares, several …

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In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis

In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis

In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis Two months into lockdown, while checking in with an old friend from Act Up San Francisco, he described his reaction to the rapidly rising number of deaths. “I’m acknowledging them, but I’m not feeling them, just like the old days,” he wrote. …

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Gita Ramjee, a Leading AIDS Researcher, Dies at 63

Gita Ramjee, a Leading AIDS Researcher, Dies at 63

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. After earning a Ph.D. at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa, in 1994 while raising two young children, Gita Ramjee was exhausted. Her thesis had been on kidney diseases in children — she had worked in a pediatrics ward at a local …

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