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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Oticon scores big at Super Bowl XLVIII

Oticon hearing experts sound off regarding hearing impacts of the cold weather, helmets and stadium acoustics at Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Pacific Audiology Clinic | Hearing Center interview

A commitment to patient care leads to customized solutions and a 99 percent patient satisfaction rating.

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Resolve to improve your lip reading skills

Many people with hearing loss rely on lip reading to assist in communication.

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Resolve to support your spouse with hearing loss

If your spouse or partner has hearing loss, maybe you've realized that you haven't done as much as you could have to help him or her cope and thrive with limited hearing.

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Study connects hearing loss to accelerated brain tissue loss

New study performed by researchers at Johns Hopkins shows connection between accelerated brain tissue loss and untreated hearing loss.

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Communication strategies when talking to individuals with hearing loss

When you have family members, friends and colleagues who have hearing loss, you can make a few simple adjustments in how you communicate with them that can make things run much more smoothly than they otherwise would.

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Main Line Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Inspired by her father, Dr. Landau’s vision to provide excellent hearing care grows to five clinics in the Philadelphia area.

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Communication strategies if you have hearing loss

Whether you use hearing aids or a cochlear implant or you have mild, untreated hearing loss, learning new communication strategies is a great idea.

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Questions to ask about potential hearing devices

Once you've decided to treat your hearing loss, you are bound to have lots of questions. We've broken them down into categories to help you navigate the process.

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Oticon Think Pink campaign proves successful

Oticon donated a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition Alta Think Pink and all Alta hearing solutions to the National Breast Cancer Coalition to support breast cancer research.

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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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