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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Healthy habits to fight hearing loss

It's a new year, and a new you. No matter your hearing status - whether you currently use hearing aids, suspect you may have a hearing loss or have perfectly healthy ears - you can start your new year off by vowing to fight hearing loss and improve and protect your hearing.

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Chippendale Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Professionalism and personal attention combine to provide ethical, courteous and punctual service in Cape Coral.

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Understanding the case history form and its questions

When you visit the audiologist for the first time, office staff will have you fill out a case history form. This paperwork asks you a series of questions to help the audiologist better understand your medical and hearing history and health.

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How to prepare for your first hearing appointment

If you've decided to get your hearing checked out for the first time, it can be a bit daunting to figure out how to prepare and what questions to ask, especially if you don't have a close friend or family member who has hearing loss.

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Have you heard of the McGurk effect?

The McGurk effect was first realized, discussed and named in 1976. It's an effect that shows the importance of speech in how we interpret sound, especially very nuanced sounds.

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Bridgewater Balance and Hearing | Hearing Center Interview

A caring staff provides quality care in Knoxville, Sevierville and Harrogate, resulting in a 90 percent referral rate from physicians and existing patients.

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Healthy resolutions to make for the new year

Many people's New Year's resolutions revolve around physical health, relationships and work.

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Get a general check up for the new year

If you don't get sick very often and don't have a chronic medical condition that requires frequent visits to the doctor, chances are you don't see your general practitioner all too often.

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Hearing for your health in 2014

Hearing isn't important just for the sake of experiencing the world around you.

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Oticon Hearing Foundation funds Project Amazon

Hearing professionals travel to Brazil to help impoverished communities receive healthcare.

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Top 10 stories on Healthy Hearing in 2013

It was a busy year for Healthy Hearing! We had a lot of interesting, informative, helpful and inspiring content in The Healthy Hearing Report.

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Look out for these party crashers

New Year's Eve is a time of joyous celebration with family and friends to say goodbye to the past year and to welcome the next while wishing for good things and making resolutions.

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Optimize your hearing aids for music

There has been much recent research on optimizing hearing aids for music listening. Though hearing aids have continued to advance technologically from year to year in improving how hearing aid wearers hear speech sounds, hearing aids often fall short in their ability to provide high fidelity and sound quality to those with hearing loss.

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Holidays and noise: Hidden dangers

The holidays are a time of wonderful noises, like sleigh bells and laughter. But even some holiday events meant to be fun can expose you to noise-induced hearing loss if you're not careful.

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Should these noisy toys be on the naughty list?

Did you know your child's noisy toy might be too loud? Learn how to determine if your child's toy should be on the naughty list this year!

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Prevent falls due to untreated hearing loss this winter

Snowy winter weather can be both beautiful and burdensome, depending upon your perspective. But for people with hearing loss, icy and snowy conditions can be especially concerning.

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Researchers see hope in tinnitus treatment trial

Researchers have found hope in a new trial tinnitus treatment program.

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The gift of help during the holidays

If you don't know what to get your friends and family this holiday season, especially because they seem to have everything they need or want, consider instead giving the gift of help.

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Ken Martin Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Generations of family members fondly call this full-service audiology practice ‘home’ for their hearing healthcare needs.

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More holiday gift ideas for hard-of-hearing individuals

If you have a family member or friend who has hearing loss, treat him or her to something special during the holidays.

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Interacting in groups settings with hearing loss

If you have a friend or family member with hearing loss, you've probably found ways to adjust for improved one-on-one communication.

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Study examines how to create a positive hearing aid experience

A new pilot study will examine how positive an experience hearing aid users have when coupled with Ida Institute's Motivational Tools.

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How cold weather and moisture can impact hearing aids

Just like extreme summer heat that poses the risk of sweating, which can lead to hearing aid damage, cold wintry weather can also cause hearing aid damage if proper precautions aren't taken.

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Contentment Hearing Care | Hearing Center Interview

Husband and wife team up to provide honest, affordable care for Titusville residents.

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