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Teen Comes to Cincinnati To Get Her Voice Back

Jacqueline Johnson was an athletic 16-year-old with a love of animals when an injury changed her life. She has come to Sid Khosla, MD, otolaryngologist and airway reconstruction specialist with the Neurosensory Disorders Center at UCNI, in hopes of regaining her voice. Learn more >> Publication Name: WCPO Cincinnati, Channel 9

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Guest Column: ‘Smokeless’ Tobacco Still Dangerous

Consumer tobacco products — regardless of how they are packaged — are loaded with harmful chemicals linked to oral and lung cancer as well as chronic respiratory and cardiovascular health problems. Read more >> Publication Name: Cincinnati.com

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After 35 Years, Woman Regains Her Voice; Now, She Has ‘So Much’ To Say

After 35 Years, Woman Regains Her Voice; Now, She Has 'So Much' To Say

Thirty-five years ago, at the age of 17, Christian’s windpipe was crushed when she was injured in a car crash. As Cincinnati’s WCPO-TV reported last week, “she couldn’t speak above a whisper and for years, avoided the awkwardness of trying to explain why.” Learn more >> Publication Name: NPR.org

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Surgery Stops Screaming Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia

They wrote doctors at all four centers; Tew wrote back first. He agreed to take her case, and the couple drove 1,100 miles to see him. Read the complete article by Peggy O’Farrell:     Surgery Stops Screaming Pain Publication Name: Cincinnati Enquirer

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Ravi Samy, MD, Discusses Hybrid Hearing on WVXU’s Focus on Technology

Focus on Technology: A new hybrid hearing process is bringing special sound to life. This news report features Ravi Samy, MD, Director of the Adult Cochlear Implant Program at UCNI, and patient Georgia Purdom. Hybrid Hearing Publication Name: WVXU, 91.7-FM

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‘Miracle’ Procedure Eases Belvidere Woman’s Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain

Come Wednesday, Linda Reese, a patient of John M. Tew, MD, will have been pain-free for a year following what she calls her “Christmas miracle of 2009.” See complete story by Mike DeDoncker. Miracle Procedure Eases Trigeminal Pain Publication Name: Rockford Register Star

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