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Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress

A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hosted a hearing titled “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.” Lawmakers, industry executives and advocates… Read More »

‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing

Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan ‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing Independent.ie A woman… Read More »

Risk factors for hearing loss that may surprise you

Risk factors for hearing loss extend beyondexposure to loud noises or getting older.Many medical conditions and lifestylechoices impact hearing health. Some risk factors for hearing loss are understandable—think old age, excessive noise exposure, or traumatic brain injury—but other risks aren’t always so obvious. Here are seven unexpected risk factors for hearing loss that may surprise you: … Read More »