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Is Your Love Of Sports Damaging Your Hearing?
Nov 20, 2015
Millions of fans enjoy live sports. It’s a fun way to spend time with friends, cheer for your favorite team, and yell down your rivals. But in all that fun, the secret danger is to your ears. Because any time the noise gets louder than 85 decibels your hearing is at risk of permanent damage.
Don’t Let Hearing Loss Put A Damper On Your Holiday Travel
Nov 06, 2015
For almost 50 million Americans who have hearing loss, traveling during the busy holiday season can be loud and stressful. Use these tips to ease your journey, and focus on the joy of the season rather than the stress of traveling with hearing loss.
Emergency Preparedness For The Hearing Impaired
Oct 30, 2015
Disasters happen. Though rare and often unexpected, it is important to be prepared – especially if you or a loved one has hearing loss.
Questions Your Audiologist Wants You To Ask
Oct 21, 2015
If you’re like most people, you will have a lot of questions before visiting an audiologist for the first time. But the internet, or your friend who wears hearing aids, may not be the best source of information. Many answers depend on your specific situation, and the best person to answer them is your audiologist. Here are some questions you should be asking your audiologist directly.
FREE Hearing Tests For National Audiology Awareness Month
Oct 15, 2015
October is National Audiology Awareness Month and we're offering FREE Hearing Tests - but only until the end of the month! Call (703) 942-8110
Avoid Ear Infections: Disinfect Your Hearing Aids
Oct 09, 2015
Do you remember to disinfect your hearing aids every day? Keeping your hearing aids clean and dry will help them stay in good working order for years to come. Correctly disinfecting your hearing aids also helps prevent ear infections, so make sure you’re doing it right.
Nursing Homes Neglect Residents’ Hearing, Study Finds
Oct 02, 2015
70 to 90 percent of people living in nursing homes have hearing loss, but 81 percent of them don't receive any hearing health care. Here are some things you can do to help your loved ones in nursing homes to hear, and live, easier.
Prevent Falls With Hearing Aids
Sep 18, 2015
Every year, millions of Americans over the age of 65 have a fall. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries. A new study has found that hearing aids can help keep you standing on your own two feet.
Why Some Sounds Drive You Crazy
Sep 11, 2015
Why does the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard make you cringe? A new study has found the link between unpleasant sounds and our reactions to them, and it’s more fascinating than you may think.
How Much Noise Is Too Much?
Aug 31, 2015
We all know that loud noises can cause hearing loss. But how loud is too loud? We measure the intensity of sounds in decibels, and knowing the decibel levels of different sounds can help you protect your hearing in loud situations.
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