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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Father's Day: help Dad be part of the conversation

Does your dad have hearing loss? With these tips, it doesn't have to dampen your Father's Day celebration.

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What parents need to know about newborn hearing screening

Two quick tests can tell medical professionals a lot about your new baby’s ability to hear – but how you follow up is what really matters.

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The hidden healthcare cost behind untreated hearing loss

A groundbreaking new study has revealed untreated hearing loss leads to significantly higher healthcare costs for adults.

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Top 10 summer activities that are dangerous to your hearing

Many popular summertime activities come with a risk of hearing loss. Are your favorites on our list?

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Dancing to your own beat

Gallaudet University dancers use American Sign Language, passion and dance to create artistic performances people of all hearing abilities can appreciate.

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Ten rules for improving family communication

When you're a family member coping with the hearing loss of a loved one, you may encounter frustration, the feeling of being ignored, separation from the relationship and isolation from daily family life.

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Hearing loss affects the entire family

When a family member has a hearing loss, treated or untreated, the loss impacts the entire family and communication skills are put to the test.

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The (not-so-secret) passion behind Nyle DiMarco’s Dancing With the Stars success

DiMarco uses the universal language of dance to change the hearing world’s perception of what it means to be Deaf – and he just might win the Mirrorball trophy in the process.

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The lifetime cost of hearing aids versus other electronics

A reader asked us to compare several common expenses to the cost of hearing aids. What we found might surprise you!

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Study shows earplugs worn at concerts make a difference

A new study out of the Netherlands proves the effectiveness of earplugs once and for all.

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Hearing aids changed my life

Wearing hearing aids has been such a positive experience for Marie Redfern, she wants to encourage others with hearing loss to try them, too.

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Mother's Day: Help your mom be part of the conversation

If your mother has hearing loss, read our tips to give her the best possible Mother's Day.

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Five reasons you should review your hearing healthcare practitioner

Your experience can provide helpful information to someone looking for a great hearing care provider, reward a clinic for taking good care of their patients and create a sense of community where you live.

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Australian study highlights impact of early intervention for children with hearing loss

A new longitudinal study of children with hearing loss in Australia shows the efficacy of early diagnosis and intervention.

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Hearing aid history: From ear trumpets to digital technology

See how the history of hearing aid technology has progressed over the years -- from non-electric ear trumpets to today's digital hearing aids.

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Top five occupations causing hearing loss

Some occupations are more dangerous than others when it comes to hearing loss. Check out our top five.

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Is hearing loss self-diagnosable?

If you’re not hearing well or friends and family are urging you to get your hearing checked, don’t rely on self-diagnosis. It’s time to see a hearing healthcare professional.

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How long do hearing aids last?

While most modern high-quality hearing aids can be expected to last somewhere between three and seven years, two people can buy exactly the same hearing aid and have them last vastly different amounts of time.

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Tips for navigating your workplace with hearing loss

In the workplace, those with hearing loss must advocate for themselves, be organized and have a good attitude to ensure success.

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The truth about what hearing aids say about you

What does wearing hearing aids tell other people about you? Research shows individuals who wear hearing aids are on top of their game.

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Top five myths about hearing loss

Don't let misconceptions about hearing loss stand in the way of hearing your best.

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Sue Thomas | Breaking barriers with faith, perseverance and a sense of humor

Deaf since the age of 18 months, Sue Thomas became a champion roller skater, concert pianist and FBI agent.

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Foods that boost hearing: Be mindful of your minerals

Studies show mineral-rich foods are helpful in preventing hearing loss but be sure to consult your physician before adding any supplements to your diet.

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Help to ease tinnitus suffering

If you have tinnitus, don't let the ringing in your ears drive you crazy. Seek help from an audiologist who specializes in treating patients with tinnitus.

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