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How Alcohol Affects Your Hearing
Feb 27, 2015
Open a bottle of wine with dinner, share a beer with a friend, or uncork a bottle of bubbly for a special occasion. But did you know that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to hearing loss?
Is Your Teen at Greater Risk For Hearing Loss?
Feb 06, 2015
Teenagers live as if they’re invincible. But we know they’re not. And their hearing isn’t either. A new research study found that almost half of the teenagers in the United States have suffered from “ringing, roaring, buzzing or pain in their ears after engaging in risky hearing practices, including listening to excessively loud music, and using lawn mowers and power tools with no hearing protection.”
Fire!! Will You Hear the Alarm?
Jan 09, 2015
If your fire alarm goes off while you’re sleeping, are you sure you’ll hear it? New regulations for smoke alarms will help make sure you do.
Hearing Health After Military Service
Dec 19, 2014
Every year in November our country pauses to honor the service of our veterans – men and women who put their lives on the line to serve and fight for the lives of others. When our service men and women return home, great attention is paid to their mental and physical well-being. But the number one combat injury is often overlooked – hearing loss.
Hear All The Sounds Of The Season
Dec 11, 2014
The holiday season is a time to enjoy family and friends, and make special memories for years to come. But hearing loss can cause you to miss out on some of those memories, and worse - suffer added stress and even isolation. Find out how hearing loss can impact your holidays – and what you can do to improve your hearing for the holidays and throughout the year.
Feeling Dizzy? Get Your Hearing Checked
Nov 13, 2014
Hearing loss is often associated with turning the TV up, asking people to repeat themselves, and straining to hear conversations in loud rooms. But did you know that feelings of dizziness could be connected to hearing loss too?
Why Are My Ears Ringing?
Oct 30, 2014
There is a ringing in your ears that’s driving you crazy – but where is it coming from? It may not be what you think. Find out the causes of tinnitus that most people don’t know.
Your First Hearing Aid Fitting: What to Expect
Sep 26, 2014
Congratulations! Your audiologist has determined that you are a candidate for hearing aids, and you’re taking the first step into a life of better hearing. Now that you’ve made the decision to get hearing aids and worked with your audiologist to choose the devices best suited for you, it’s time to get them in your ears. Read on to find out what you can expect at your first hearing aid fitting.
5 Ways to Deal With Bullying Due to Hearing Loss
Sep 19, 2014
Being bullied because of hearing loss is something your child may have to deal with in the schoolyard. It includes not just teasing and name-calling, but also ignoring a child or excluding them from a group, game or social situation. School is a place where children come together to learn and develop, and a child’s alienation from the group can be detrimental to their school experience and self-esteem. Here are 5 ways to deal with bullying due to hearing loss.
6 Tips for Working With Hearing Loss
Sep 12, 2014
If you have a hearing impairment, you may face many challenges in the workplace. Indeed, research has shown that those with hearing impairment earn less and get passed over for promotion more often than those with normal hearing. Here are some tips from certified audiologists to help you be your best on the job and stay at the top of the pack...
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