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Tinnitus Today June 1998 Vol 23, No 2

Tinnitus Today June 1998 Vol 23, No 2

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Tinnitus Today is published three times a year, Spring (April), Summer (August) and Winter (December), and mailed to the American Tinnitus Association members and donors. Circulation is rotated to about 75,000 annually.

The American Tinnitus Association is a nonprofit human health and welfare agency under 26 USC 501(c)(3).

1998 © American Tinnitus Association.

Tinnitus Today is published three times a year, Spring (April), Summer (August) and Winter (December), and mailed to the American Tinnitus Association members and donors. Circulation is rotated to about 75,000 annually.

The American Tinnitus Association is a nonprofit human health and welfare agency under 26 USC 501(c)(3).

1998 © American Tinnitus Association.

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Tinnitus Today
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Editor:Gloria
g,
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D.
Associate Editor: Batbara 'Thbachnick
Tlmlln(S Thday
is published
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inMarch, June, September,
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or
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for
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'Tbday.
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does notconstituteendorsement
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as
to
the
accuracyor validity
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·ions expressedbycontributors
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are not necessarily those
of
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is
anon-profit
human
health and welfare agency
tmder
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(c
)(
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by
American
Tinnitus
Association. No part
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may
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or
transmitted in
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form,
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by
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means
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Exec
uti
ve
Dir
ec
tor
Gloria
E.
Reich,Ph.D
.,
Portland,
OR
BoardofD
ir
ec
tors
James
0.
Chinn
s
,Jr.,Ph.D., Manassas,
VA
Edmund Grossberg, Northbrook,
IL
w.
F.
S.
Hopmeier,
St.
Louis,
MO
SidneyKleinman,Chicago,IL Paul Meade,Tigard, ORPhilip
0.
Morton,Portland,OR,
Chmn
.Stephen Nagler,
M.D
.,
P.A.C.S.,
Atlanta,
GA
Dan Purjes, New
York
,
NY
Aaron
I.
Osherow. Clayton,
MO
Jack
.A.Vernon, Ph.D., Portland,
OR
Megan Vidis. Chicago,
fL
Honora
ry
D
ir
ectors
The
Honorable Mark
0.
HatfieldTonyRandall, New
York,
NY
William Shatner, Los Angeles,
CA
Scientific
Adv
isory Committee Ronald
G.
Amedee, M.D., New Orleans,
LA
Robert
E.
Brummett
,Ph.D.,Portland,OR Jack
D.
Clemis,M.D.,Chicago,
TL
Robert
A.
Dobie, M.D.,SanAntonio,TX ,JohnR.Emmett, M.D.,Memphis, TN Chris 8.Foster,M.D.,
La
Jolla.
CA
Barbara Goldstein, Ph.D.,New York,
NY
John
W House,M.D., Los Angeles,
CA
GaryP.Jacobson,Ph.D.,Detroit,
MI
Pawel
J.
Jastreboff, Ph.D.,Baltimore,
MD
Robert
M.
Johnson,Ph.D.,Portland,
OR
William
H.
Martin, Ph.D., Philadelphia,
PA
Gale
w.
Miller,M.
D.,
Cincinnati,OH J.Gail Neely,M.D.,St. Louis,
MO
Robert
E.
Sandlin,Ph.D.,El Cajon,
CA
Alexander J. Schlcuning,II, M.D.,Portland,
OR
Abraham Shulman, M.D.,Brooklyn,
NY
Mansfield Smith,M.D.,San Jose,
C1\
RobertSweetow,Ph.D.,SanFrancisco,
CALegal
CounselHenry
C.
BreithauptStoel Rives Boley
Jones
&
Grey,Portland,OR
Th
e
Journal
of
theAm
e
rican
Tinnitu
s
Ass
ociation
V
olu
me
23N
umber
2, J
un
e
1998
Tin
nitus, r
in
ging inthe ears
or
h
ea
d noises,is experienced
by
as
many
as 50 millionAmericans.Medical
help
isoften sought
by
those whohaveit
in
a severe, stressful,
or
life-disrupting form.
Tableof
Contents
5 ATA's New
Board
Member
8
Hidden
Treasures
by
Wil
li
am
H.
Martin, Ph.D., Robert L.
Folmer;
Ph.D,
and
Baker
Yang-
bing Shi,
M.D
.,
Ph.D.
10
Announcements
11
Poster
Perfect
by
BarbaraTabachnick
12
Air
Bags-
Why
This IssueHasn't
Gone Away
by
Barbara Tabachnick
13
Noise
Cancellation Devices
Given
a Thst
Drive
by
Cliff Collins
14
Dear
Abby,
DearAbby
by
Kathryn Armstrong
15
Tinnitus
'Ireatmentsfor
Veterans
by
Harvey
B.
Abrams, Ph.D.
18
Book
Review
by
Barbara Thbachnick
20
Tinnitus
Pati
e
nt
Rights
&
Responsibilities
by
Sidney
C.
Kleinman
21
www
.
ata
.
org
by
Barbara Thbachnick
24
Tinnitus and
Our
Emotions
by
Lois
N.
Cohen,
CSW,
ACSW, BCD
Regular
Features
4
From
the
Editor
by
Gloria
E.
Reich, Ph.D.
6
Letters
to
the
Editor
22 Questions
and
Answers
by
Jack A. Vernon, Ph.D.
25 Special
Donors
and
'Iributes
Cover: ATA's
new
elementary school hearing conservation poster.Artist:Thko
FujisaJ...i,
Brooklyn,
New
York

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