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Laura Curran

Audiologist

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An audiologist at the Terrace Health Unit, Laura was born and raised in Nova Scotia but has made the trek to Terrace twice in her career - most recently in 2014, as she found she missed the beauty of the area. She started out in private practice for a national hearing aid dispenser and then moved into research before finding her main passion: Clinical Pediatric Audiology. When not working, Laura enjoys crafting, quilting, and camping with her husband.

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Beware the noisy toy

I have seen many an adult with hearing loss due to excessive noise exposure. In my current role as a pediatric audiologist, I am more likely to see hearing problems due to an ear infection than to noi...

To swab or not to swab

"Hi Johnny," I say to the child in my office chair. "I'm just going to take a peek to see if you have any bananas in your ears." Johnny looks at me as if to say, "gee, this lady's crazy" and the look ...