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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Music in schools month: protecting your kids’ hearing in school

While broken bones mend and wounds can be stitched, long-term effects from noise-induced hearing loss from constant exposure to loud music can be as permanent as the brain damage from concussions received in a contact sport.

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Disaster preparation for people with hearing loss

How to pack, plan and prepare for a natural disaster if you have hearing loss.

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Common causes of sensorineural hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss accounts for 90 percent of all hearing loss and is the most common type of hearing loss in the United States. Aging is the primary reason for this hearing impairment, although there are other causes.

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Newborn hearing loss: From prevention to intervention

Newborn hearing loss is more common than you think, but there are preventions and treatments available.

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Hearing Health Center | Hearing Center Interview

Education, individualized treatment and counseling guide patients on path to better hearing in Lansing.

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Brain Awareness Week: How your brain and ears work together

Your brain and hearing are a dynamic duo which work together to help you hear and maintain your overall health -- and that's reason to celebrate every week of the year.

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Don't let March Madness lead to hearing loss

The over-amplification and crowd noise of the NCAA tournament games can lead to hearing loss, and here are the reasons why.

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How do snakes hear ssssounds?

Whats the connection between nautical physics and snakes?According to the Discovery web site, researchers in the U.S. and Germany employed the physics of bobbing boats to...

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Cognition and hearing loss: A better understanding

New research linking cognitive function to hearing loss may pave the way for an entirely different kind of treatment.

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Advanced Hearing and Balance Center | Hearing Center Interview

Audiologists enjoy making a positive difference in their patient’s lives in south Georgia

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How to protect your hearing aids on spring break

Take these few precautions to keep climate changes from interfering with your hearing devices while you’re on vacation.

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Spring break with hearing loss: What you need to know

Packing tips and planning ahead for your spring break if you have hearing loss

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Can allergies cause hearing loss?

Doctors and other experts believe that this allergy season could be among the worst in recent history, prompting some individuals to have allergies that are much worse this season, and some individuals could experience hearing loss or tinnitus as a result.

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New treatments for hearing loss are on the horizon

Due to increasing demand, drug companies are working on promising new treatments for hearing loss.

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Helton Hearing Care | Hearing Center Interview

Bozeman-based practice uses evidence-based care to make a positive difference in the lives of their patients.

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Spring training for your hearing

Take a page from baseball’s play book to have healthier hearing this year.

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Hidden hearing dangers of spring yard work

Some common tools you use for yard work can affect your hearing, but there are quieter alternatives that will protect your hearing health.

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Stress, hearing loss and tinnitus linked

A new study found that respondents who reported more stress, especially in the areas of poor sleep and ill health, also had more complaints of tinnitus and hearing loss.

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Are songbirds the key to better hearing aid technology?

Scientists at UC Berkeley have discovered that the way songbirds distinguish sounds could be helpful to humans with hearing loss.

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Hearing Care Specialists | Hearing Center Interview

Friendliness, competence and professionalism combine to create patient success in Minnesota.

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Fine tune your hearing aids for noisy environments

Have realistic expectations, invest in good technology and be strategic in social situations to keep background noise where it belongs.

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Hearing health recipe: spinach salad

Make this heart and ear healthy salad this February!

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The best apps for learning sign language

Today's smart phone apps make learning sign language convenient and interactive. We've reviewed the best apps for learning sign language here.

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How to help those with hearing loss help themselves

How the right approach can encourage a person to get hearing aids, and important new research that can increase their use.

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