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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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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Summer hearing protection family quiz

Tired of reading license plates or singing about wheels on a bus? Play this family quiz game on your next road trip and teach your family about hearing protection in the process.

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What you need to know about summer hearing aid care

How does summer hearing aid care differ from winter hearing aid care? Here are the changes you need to make to be sure your summer hearing aid forecast is sunny.

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Can extended warranties protect your hearing investment?

After-market coverage can protect your investment for the lifetime of the device and give you peace of mind.

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Changes in air travel communication could help those with hearing loss

Airlines often fall short when it comes to communicating with passengers who have hearing loss. But you can help advocate for change.

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The farmers' market: one stop shopping for healthy hearing

Heading to your local farmers' market? Check out our list of must-buys for healthy hearing.

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Book review: Wired for Sound  

“Wired for Sound” is a solidly written personal account of Canadian author Beverly Biderman’s journey with hearing loss.

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How to protect your hearing this Fourth of July

Do you know all you need to know about how to protect your hearing this Fourth of July? We have some tips to make sure your hearing stays healthy.

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Advocating for hearing health in a noisy work environment

Do you know your rights when it comes to working in a dangerously loud workplace? We have the scoop on what you need to know to protect yourself.

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Former violist with the Royal Opera House sues for hearing damage

A recent lawsuit in the UK has brought the issue of hearing safety for orchestral musicians to the forefront.

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