Tag Archives: hearing

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping ‘epidemic’

Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the e-cigarette start-up in a Congressional hearing Thursday, saying the company “never wanted” minors to use its products while admitting the company made “missteps.” The House Committee Oversight and Reform Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee called in Monsees and Juul Chief Administrative Officer Ashley Gould to testify in a two-day… 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 »

Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia

Tens of thousands of people in Ireland are currently living with dementia. Stock picture Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia Independent.ie Twelve lifestyle choices and conditions that fuel dementia have been identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the most definitive list ever of how to avoid mental decline in… Read More »