The Healthy Hearing Report

Our daily dose of original articles, news and interviews to keep you current about hearing health and hearing aids.

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New hearing aids? Here's what to expect

What is normal versus not normal when it comes to adjusting to new hearing aids? Read our handy primer on what to expect and find out when you might need some extra help.

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Oticon Opn: hear and connect in amazing new ways

New hearing aid from Oticon takes novel approach to helping you hear more easily in noisy situations and connects to technology that helps you manage your everyday world.

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No-fail tips for college students with hearing loss

You won’t earn any college credits for learning to advocate for yourself on campus, but the lessons you learn will last you a lifetime.

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Top universities for Deaf students

These universities provide learning environments which cater specifically to students in the Deaf community.

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Healthy Hearing Conversation: Advanced Hearing Solutions of Greenville

Dr. Bailey's previous experience as a foot and ankle surgeon helps her educate patients on the benefits of treating hearing loss -- and how everything is connected after all.

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Healthy Hearing primer on hearing healthcare professionals

Do you know which type of professional to see for your hearing or balance disorder? Here's what you need to know to make the right choice.

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New study looks at hearing loss in cancer survivors

A new study could help develop new ways to protect hearing during cancer treatment.

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What you need to know about earwax

You may think it’s gross or embarrassing, but here's why earwax is so important to your hearing health. Learn how to safely clean your ears and interesting facts about earwax.

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Healthy Hearing's favorite kids' books about hearing loss

Keep a few books on hearing loss and hearing aids in the house so your kids -- regardless of whether they have normal hearing or hearing loss -- can learn to celebrate the differences in others.

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What kind of warranty options are typically available with hearing aids?

When your original hearing aid warranty coverage expires, there are many options for continued coverage that can help protect your hearing investment and provide peace of mind throughout the life of your hearing aids.

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The Zika virus and hearing loss

Researchers are just beginning to understand the connection between the Zika virus and hearing loss. Could you or your newborn be at risk?

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Will my hearing aids whistle?

Hearing aid feedback or whistling can be annoying but it doesn't mean your hearing aids aren't working properly. Learn about why, even with the best hearing aid technology, feedback can still sometimes happen.

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Why your morning cup of coffee may be harmful to your hearing

Thinking about drinking an extra-large cup of coffee to wake up after that late night at the concert? You might want to make it a decaf – especially if your hearing hasn’t fully recovered.

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What is tympanometry and how is it used?

A tympanogram can assess eardrum and middle ear function and help detect fluid in the ear or infection. It is an important diagnostic test and may be used to provide medical clearance for hearing aids.

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It takes teamwork: mainstreaming kids with hearing loss

If your child has hearing loss, a team of specialized professionals helps support them at back-to-school time and all year long.

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Technology meets support: one family's cochlear implant success story

Cochlear implant technology combined with strong support throughout a child's life means a lifetime of success in the classroom and beyond.

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Is there a relationship between BPPV and Meniere's disease?

Both Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and Meniere's disease can both cause bouts of severe dizziness and vertigo, but are the two conditions related?

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HLAA takes important steps to help people with hearing loss

Join the thousands of people who have been using their feet to make a difference for people with hearing loss in an HLAA Walk4Hearing fundraiser near you!

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Hearing aids: your best workout partner

Wearing your hearing aids during sports and recreation can improve your safety and personal enjoyment.

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No limits: Olympic athletes thriving with hearing loss

These inspiring Olympic athletes with hearing loss are reminders of the amazing human potential.

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Five little-known hearing and ear disorders

From nausea and dizziness to paralysis and even death, our ears can hold the answer to what ails us.

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I can hear, just not clearly. Do I have hearing loss?

With many hearing losses, the main symptom is difficulty understanding speech, especially in situations where there is competing noise.

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Hope for musicians with hearing loss

New technology could help AC/DC's Brian Johnson return to the stage.

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Hearing aid financing options

There are creative ways to finance hearing devices without breaking the bank.

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