GRAPELICIOUS NEWS 07.29.2013

Deaf man sues hospital due to lack of translator
Southeast Texas Record
TYLER- A deaf man has filed a lawsuit against a Tyler medical center for failing to provide an interpreter so that he could be informed about the medical status of his wife. Robert Phelps filed suit against East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare
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More volunteers needed to help train Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in Milton
MKWeb
The charity currently have over 800 working partnerships between deaf people and hearing dogs across the UK – and are now hoping to attract new and enthusiastic volunteers across Hertfordshire. The new catchment area for volunteer puppy socialisers
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Pfizer sells key vaccine cheaply to poor countries
Businessweek
The bacterial disease can cause painful ear infections common in young children and serious infections that can kill or leave survivors deaf, paralyzed or with permanent learning or speech disabilities. Those diseases include pneumonia, bloodstream 
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Born deaf kid utters first word — ‘abbu’ — after 3 years, can now hear too
Bangalore Mirror
It took the first three years of his life for little Touheed Ali to utter his first word recently – “abbu” (father). But it was the most beautiful sound to his parents — Nawaz Ali and Rehaana. Like his 13-year-old elder brother Tahir, Touheed too was 
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Topeka man dies after being hit by train
San Francisco Chronicle
(AP) — Topeka police say a 50-year-old deaf man died after he was struck and killed by a train. Topeka police Lt. Mike Cross says the man’s death Sunday evening in north Topeka is being investigated as an accident. The man had stayed at the Topeka 
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