Vocal Cords

“They set my child on fire”: A baby was severely burned at Primary Children’s Hospital when tubing ignited in her throat

In May, doctors at Primary Children’s Hospital began a routine operation on a 7-month-old girl, using a carbon dioxide laser to burn away excess …

Salt Lake City

Wine Talk: Josh Groban's Pinot Noir Philanthropy

<i>Note: This interview has been updated from its original version, which appeared in the Oct. 15 & 31, 2017, issue of</i> Wine Spectator<i>, "New York City: A</i> …

Josh Groban

An Overview of Laryngomalacia

Laryngomalacia is a congenital condition which softens the tissues of the larynx—also known as the voice box—above the vocal cords. It is typically …

Parenting

Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows Talks Vocal Recovery: 'I'm Going to Use This As a Lesson'

There's good news all around from Avenged Sevenfold these days.For starters the group has just released a new EP, <i>Black Reign,</i> containing the four …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

How Avril Lavigne's battle with Lyme disease inspired 1st song in 5 years

Music<p>Avril Lavigne found the inspiration for her latest single in what she thought was a close brush with death.<p>The singer released a new single, "Head Above Water," Wednesday, about her struggle with Lyme disease. It is the first song she has released in 5 years.<p>"I’m in a battle,” she said in a …

Lyme Disease

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Frontman Will Not Need Vocal Cord Surgery

<b>Avenged Sevenfold</b> were supposed to tour with <b>Prophets Of Rage</b> this summer and headline Heavy Montreal. None of that came to fruition after vocalist M. …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Transparent loudspeakers and mics that let your skin play music

He adds, "These layers are capable of detecting sounds and vocal vibrations produced by the triboelectric voltage signals corresponding to sounds, …

Fabrication

Yelpers Trash Salt Bae’s Restaurant After His Meal With Venezuelan Leader

• Following real-life internet meme Salt Bae’s meal with Nicolás Maduro, the Venezuelan president who can afford to eat expensive steaks while the citizens of his country starve, Yelpers are punishing Mr. Bae. Yelp has shut down the page for the Miami branch of his Nusr-Et restaurant after it became …

Kylie Jenner

Roots of Human Generosity Revealed by Surprisingly Unselfish Apes

When's the last time you gave up the last slice?<p>A fascinating new study shows that bonobos, some of our closest primate relatives, happily share food …

Chimpanzees

A running guide to who voices all those characters on ‘BoJack Horseman,’ from Issa Rae to Rami Malek

Issa Rae, Hong Chau, Eva Longoria, Brian Tyree Henry and John Leguizamo are among the stars lending their voices to the fifth season of Netflix’s “BoJack Horseman,” which premiered Friday. We scoured the credits to bring you this relatively spoiler-free guide to the voices behind the show’s most …

Peanut Butter

Dionne Warwick review, Royal Albert Hall: a voice as magical as ever

Dionne Warwick is revered as one of the greatest popular musical vocalists of our times. And on the evidence of her 10th appearance at the Royal Albert Hall in a career stretching back six decades, she has still got what it takes to mesmerise an audience.<p>At 77, Warwick remains a formidable stage …

Music (UK)

M. Shadows Couldn't Speak For Two Months After His Vocal Cord Infection

Just Now<p>Avenged Sevenfold had to cancel their summer tour when singer M. Shadows got an infection on his vocal cords. Doctors advised he stop singing …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Killswitch Engage's Jesse Leach offers update on band's upcoming album

Killswitch Engage‘s Jesse Leach has offered an update on the progress of the band’s forthcoming album.<p>Back in April, we reported that Killswitch …

Vocal Cords

J Mascis Shares New Solo Cut 'Everything She Said'

<b>J Mascis</b> has shared new solo cut 'Everything She Said' - tune in now.<p>The songwriter will release new album 'Elastic Days' on November 9th, and it's …

New Albums

PSG's new signings carry out initiation songs ahead of Liverpool clash with Eric Choupo-Moting's rendition of Notorious BIG's Juicy leaving Kylian Mbappe in stitches

Paris Saint-Germain's players took to warming their vocal cords on the night before their Champions League clash with Liverpool.<p>With all the players …

Sport (UK)

Anesthesia drugs: Muscle relaxants increase risk of respiratory complications

Major European study led by Technical University of Munich confirms association and assesses current avoidance strategies<p>Muscle relaxants are a …

Anesthesiology

Heroes Run honors fallen police, firefighters in West Park neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio - About 1,000 people of all ages walked, ran or jogged as they participated in the 17th annual Heroes Run on Sept. 16 at St. Joseph …

Fire Fighting

Josh Homme Reacts To Faith No More Singer Mike Patton Drinking Pee

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme discussed Faith No More and Mike Patton in a new Alligator Hour on Apple Music with Colin Hanks. …

Apple Music

Phrasing: What It Is + Why It's Important for Your Singing

Has your voice teacher or vocal coach ever discussed “phrasing” with you during a session? Still not sure what it actually means? Let’s start by …

Dear Evan Hansen

Speech Recognition Without A Voice

The biggest change in Human Computer Interaction over the past few years is the rise of voice assistants. The Siris and Alexas are our HAL 9000s, and …

Convolutional Neural Network

Calgary opera singer regains her voice after violent robbery

A Calgary opera singer who lost her voice during a robbery two years ago is making a comeback.<p>In June 2016, Kathleen Morrison was walking with her …

Opera

WHEEL OF TUNES: GANG GANG DANCE

<i>Photo by Ari Marcopoulos</i><p>Seven years is a long time to go without seeing your friends, but it’s an even longer time to go without being in the same …

Boston

If Your Child Is Age 0 to 5, Here's When You Can Take Them to the Symphony

Seattle Symphony's Tiny Tots series is for children ages 0 to 5. by Leilani PolkMy daughter has a powerful voice. She can belt out and hold a note …

Concerts

Hollywood actor Tom Hardy is writing his own rap/grime album in dramatic career change

HIS raspy voice defined his roles as Batman villain Bane and infamous criminal Charles Bronson.<p>But now Tom Hardy will be putting his vocal cords to a …

Celebrity (UK)

A 10-year-old fell face-first from a treehouse — and landed on a metal meat skewer

Xavier Cunningham and his buddies were climbing into a treehouse when a wasp landed on his hand.<p>The children had stumbled into a massive yellow jacket nest Saturday afternoon in a neighbor’s treehouse in western Missouri, and Xavier, who was at the top of the ladder, tried to swat one of them away. …

Kansas City

Can Science Solve a Music Industry Mystery?

(Inside Science) -- From its start, the case has been a thriller.<p>For the past four years, an aural whodunit has been unfolding in Los Angeles. A …

Los Angeles

Mayfield’s Two Good Knights sheds light on iconic U.K. musicians

Local performers dubbed Sir Tom Jones and Sir Elton John for Edmonton audiences<p>The suspension of disbelief is a key tenet of theatre, and it’s often …

Edmonton

Why Does My Throat Always Feel So Phlegmy?

Here’s what to do if postnasal drip gets out of control.<p>Think about what it feels like when you need to clear your throat—when there’s a little puddle of mucus back there just waiting to be hacked up or swallowed. That mucus is known postnasal drip and, for me, it’s more than just an occasional …

Health

Joan Baez On Her Farewell Tour And Grappling With A Voice That's 'Harder To Control'

Legendary folk singer <b>Joan Baez</b> begins the North American leg of her "Fare Thee Well" tour Tuesday. Baez has announced that the tour, which is …

Music

Joan Huber: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Joan Huber is the Pennsylvania woman charged with animal cruelty after officials say she illegally cropped the ears of four puppies. But this is not …

Miniature