The latest information on hearing loss for individuals who are experiencing loss of hearing, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing loss to make the right hearing health decisions.
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American Sign Language videos seek to help deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals prepare for disasters.
Study shows noise levels in French Quarter and other New Orleans neighborhoods are exceedingly high; residents question effects on hearing loss.
Study shows deaf individuals are almost twice as likely to suffer from mental health problems. Deaf patients report fear, mistrust and frustration with health care services.
Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards presented at 37th Annual Hearing Conservation Conference in New Orleans. Colgate-Palmolive, 3M and Bechtel National all recognized.
Dr. Paul Teal with the School of Engineering and Computer Science is conducting an investigation whether new technologies can be used to more accurately and easily test for hearing loss.
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre practices revolutionary new surgery to help repair perforated or ruptured eardrums.
House Research Institute provides five tips to keep your hearing healthy in 2012, particularly those in the music industry
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit conducts study finding link between diabetes and hearing loss in women.
Despite the increase in noise-induced hearing loss in teenagers, a recent poll reveals most parents do not believe their children are at risk for hearing damage and have not spoken with them about it.
During the holidays, people with hearing loss often recognize that they aren't able to hear the sounds of family and friends. Sometimes, this hearing loss is due to noise exposure and is preventable.
In the first national research study of its kind, researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have found that a fifth of all Americans over the age of 12 have significant hearing loss.
A new study indicates that college students, males, and non-White individuals may be at risk for hearing loss as a result of listening to their iPods and mp3 players at higher volumes.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) will sponsor USO San Diego's 20th Annual Holiday Concert, an event for local military families and San Diegans. The event will encourage safe listening and hearing protection.
Researchers have developed an antibiotic pellet that promises to be an effective treatment for ear infections. Ear infection symptoms in children include hearing loss and problems with speech development and difficulties in school.
Researchers at the University of Bath have analyzed the way motorcycle helmets affect the wind noise that reaches a rider's ears. This research should lead to better helmets that help protect riders from hearing loss.
At its most recent meeting, the American Osteopathic Association decided to advocate for headphone manufacturers to include information about the dangers of high volume levels on their product packaging. Listening to headphones at high levels has been found to cause hearing loss in children and teens.
New research from NYU Langone Medical Center has found that teens exposed to secondhand smoke displayed higher incidence of hearing loss. Over 80% of these teens did not know they had hearing loss, and most teens do not receive routine hearing screenings.
The Better Hearing Institute urges people to wear ear plugs while watching fireworks displays this 4th of July. Avoiding using firecrackers at home is another way to prevent potentially permanent hearing loss and tinnitus caused by loud noises.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and Healthy Hearing has joined the Better Hearing and Speech Council (BHSC) in promoting the Across America Hearing Check Challenge – a free online hearing test that lets individuals quickly and confidentially determine if they need a comprehensive hearing check by a hearing professional.
The House Research Institute presents free sound and hearing event in New York City for teens to educate and entertain and features Paul Stanley of KISS.
Children with chronic ear infections of the middle ear can experience changes in their sense of taste, and these changes may be related to childhood obesity.
Universal newborn hearing test programs do not identify all cases of infant hearing loss.
Better Hearing Institute is offering a free, online hearing test as part of its effort to raise awareness of the link between chronic kidney disease and hearing loss.
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is highlighting the connection between diabetes and hearing health and is urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Testand the Across America Hearing Check Challenge on American Diabetes Association Alert Day℠.
Listening to music via portable music players at high volumes may impact the ear's ability to discriminate sounds, even though typical hearing test results are normal.