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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Binaural hearing: understanding the sounds

Being able to hear clearly out of both ears increases the ability to understand noises, and decreases the amount of strain on the ears. 

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Epilepsy drug shows promise in treating tinnitus

In a controlled animal study, a drug used to treat epilepsy shows promise in helping to treat tinnitus.

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Binaural hearing: the anatomy behind it

The ears are designed to pick up sounds and transmit them through waves into the brain, but do you ever wonder why we have two instead of one? 

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Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. | Hearing Center Interview

As a hearing aid wearer himself, Paul Ashbrook opened up Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. in 2003, and has since expanded with a total of three offices in Martinsville, Danville and Stuart, Virginia.

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Top five reasons to get your hearing examined

Millions of Americans are affected by a certain degree of hearing loss, but many do not address the issue until years after experiencing symptoms. Here are a few of the biggest reasons to head to the audiologist: 

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How can I tell if it's hearing loss or ear wax?

Blockage or pressure in the ear canal can be a sign of hearing loss, but it can also be a symptom of having an excess amount of ear wax built up within the ear. 

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Breaking down an audiogram

After going to your hearing exam, you'll receive an audiogram that will lay out the results in the form of a graph.

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President of Healthy Hearing promotes hearing health in podcast

As part of Better Hearing Month, Dr. Paul Dybala, President of Healthy Hearing, discusses the importance of living a hearing healthy lifestyle.

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Getting your hearing tested: the science

There is a lot of science that goes into modern hearing testing standards. A hearing test is set up to be a carefully controlled examination of your hearing ability.

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Audiological Services | Hearing Center Interview

After opening its doors in January 1995, Audiological Services in Lufkin, Texas, has committed to serving the community with personalized hearing healthcare.

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Getting your hearing tested: the experience

Getting your hearing examined is a painless and noninvasive procedure that will determine your level of hearing loss and any damage to the nerve, eardrum or cochlea.

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More studies confirm hearing loss related to medication

Multiple studies investigate link between hearing loss and analgesic medication.

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Your hearing loss and safety

Experiencing hearing loss can pose a safety threat to your and others' health.

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What common sounds do people with hearing loss miss?

If you suffer from hearing loss, it may mean that you're unable to communicate with friends and loved ones without asking them to repeat themselves.

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Hearing exams for hearing loss in noise

To determine the best type of hearing aids to suit your needs, your audiologist will go through several tests with you to determine the level of hearing loss, patterns and more.

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Oticon announces 2013 "Focus on People" Recipients

Oticon announces 2013 "Focus on People" Award recipients.

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Shouting won't help, but a hearing test might

Former New York Times editor and now author, Katherine Bouton, discusses hearing loss stigmas, the future of hearing healthcare and how her life changed when she suddenly lost her hearing.

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Understanding the different types of hearing tests

When you're getting hearing loss treatment, there are two different ways that audiologists will test you.

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Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids | Hearing Center Interview

Since 1984, Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids has had its doors open to the public in Arlington, Texas.

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How to talk to loved ones about hearing loss

Hearing problems can make it challenging to live your daily life. It may be hard to have conversations with friends, family and coworkers, and can even cause embarrassment and frustration.

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A Simple Guide to Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is the manual alphabet used in American Sign Language and is performed using a variety of hand gestures.

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Oticon Medical meeting focuses on hearing solutions

Oticon Medical's Scientific Meeting draws leading surgeons from North America, Europe, Israel and Turkey to discuss tissue preservation surgery.

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Invisible captioning proves to be next big thing

Four teams of RIT/NTID students competed for The Next Big Idea and $10,000 in prizes for their innovative business ideas that could benefit the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

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Take the pledge and hold yourself accountable

Hearing loss tends to have a stigma surrounding it, but it is something that plagues one in five Americans, according to the Hearing Healthy Foundation.

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