| Sep 10, 2010
Singers aren't the only people who struggle with vocal problems. Here are tips from doctors on keeping your voice healthy and strong:
Don't strain. If your voice sounds hoarse or raspy, limit talking until it returns to normal. Avoid trying to yell...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 3:52 PM
By Barbara KingsolverHarper Perennia, 544 pages, $16.99
In Barbara Kingsolver’s rich new novel "The Lacuna," the artist Frida Kahlo remarks that she would like to think she is being “pulled through history by something more...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 10:48 AM
Ever since an ex of mine put Sia Furler’s, “Breathe Me”, on a mix for me, I have been fascinated by her. The Australian musician with the full, dramatic voice seemed dark to my ears but to see pictures of her, I just wanted to put on a...
| Sep 20, 2010
Joshua Lilienstein lined up for treatment this summer at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center's general oncology clinic. A medical student who'd been battling cancer for four years, Lilienstein had little choice. In June 2009, he lost his insurance after...
| Sep 26, 2010
Editors' note: With this report, Sunday Calendar launches a new, weekly feature, "Cultural Exchange." In it, Times foreign correspondents will explore cultural and entertainment trends, developments, personalities and debates around the world.
| Mar 5, 2011
| 8:27 PM
The memories aren't cloudy. They're just not there.
Not from the point to which she slipped to the floor of her West Lafayette apartment on a Tuesday afternoon in late November.
To Drey Mingo, it was a dark sleep with a couple of dazed moments of...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Ethan Hoag might not want to hear every sound — his little brother’s crying, for instance.
But it’s important for Ethan, a Simmons Elementary first-grader, to hear what his teacher is saying — and a classroom sound system...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
A new understanding about how the inner ear processes the temporal structure of sound could some day improve how prosthetic hearing devices are designed to help people with profound hearing loss hear better in noisy places, according to new Purdue...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Three types of corn ear rot have the potential to appear in Indiana fields because of the extremely hot, dry weather.
While there is no way to manage or reduce toxic ear rots at this point in the growing season, Purdue Extension plant pathologist...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:56 PM
T.J. Linkous lived and breathed music until this May. That's when a severe case of tinnitus turned his life upside down.
"The ringing is the focal point of everything. It sounds like a dog whistle in the key of C — very high-pitched. I...