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Fear Flash: In Progress

Genre: Fiction, horror, paranormal, short story anthology Target audience: People who like disturbing, creepy, macabre tales that aren’t too gory. Number of story ideas = 20. STACKS = What happens when a coed falls in love with the frat boy who hangs out in the library? NEEDLE WORK: The most effective solution for enemies and …

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Community Noise Guide: In Progress

Genre: Non-fiction, mental, physical, hearing health Target audience: General public, media, preschools, schools, hospitals, worship leaders, local, regional, national government reps, etc. Primary source = Environmental Noise Guidelines by World Health Organization (2018)

Gossamer: A Poetry Collection

These Poems Don’t Rhyme. This bundle of 16 poems explore a lifetime of emotions from love to heartbreak, and happiness to pain. A rollercoaster of intensity from the heights of Moonstruck to the depths of Dungeoned Deep. Plus no poetry collection would be complete without a pirate poem and ode to chocolate cake. Details Author: …

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Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox

Coping tools described in Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010) include a wide range of therapies, aids, devices, and techniques whether a person is interested in self-help, professional therapy or somewhere in between. Written by an audiologist with over 25 years experience, this book is a great resource to help people make informed decisions on what coping …

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Urban Noise Levels are High Enough to Damage Auditory Sensorineural Health

Updated April 24, 2019: Science finds hidden hearing loss at inner ears or cochlea level. Supports existing science described below on hidden hearing loss at cochlear synapses and auditory nerves levels. Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Feb 18). Urban noise levels are high enough to damage auditory sensorineural health. Sound and the Healthy City, special issue …

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Noise Discrimination Against People with Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis

Originally published in The Right to Quiet Society Spring 2018 Noise Letter. Chains of restaurants and retail stores are now offering Quiet Hour. The media says Quiet Hour is for people with autism spectrum disorder. An hour a week with canned or piped-in music turned off. Popping up from country to country. My first thought …

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