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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Five habits that are harming your hearing health

Your hearing health may suffer if you don’t resolve to break these bad health habits this year.

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What is a tympanogram?

Tympanogram results can help diagnose middle ear problems, such as ear infections or Eustachian tube dysfunction. It is an important test to provide medical clearance for hearing aids.

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Studies Show Dangerous Noise Levels at Sporting Events

Researchers study the effects of acoustics in different stadiums. Individuals sitting near speakers or bands found to be most susceptible to hearing loss.

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Ringing in the New Year without Ringing in Your Ears

Make a New Year's resolution to protect your hearing, beginning with a safe holiday celebration.

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Researchers Study Effects of Orchestra Music on Hearing

New study shows orchestra musicians are exposed to dangerous levels of sound as well. Learn more about how to protect your hearing if you're a musician.

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Does Viagra cause hearing loss?

If you are taking Viagra, you should be aware of the various symptoms of hearing loss it can cause.

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Hearing Loss in Children: Help Me Hear Foundation

Help Me Hear Foundation provides financial help for hearing aids and cochlear implants for children with hearing loss, when their families cannot otherwise afford to pay for these devices and services.

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Where Can I Buy Low-Cost Hearing Aids?

Due to advancements in hearing aid technology, there are now hearing aids available to fit most budgets.

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Did Your Child's Toys Make the Naughty List?

Protect your children's hearing from noise-induced hearing loss this year by leaving these toys on store shelves.

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Why Does my Child Have Trouble Hearing in Noise?

My son is 16 years old with normal hearing. When his hearing is tested with background noise his hearing goes down to 1%. Is there anything on the market that can help him? He has difficulty in school due to this problem.

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Building a Network for Families with Hearing Loss and Deafness

American Society for Deaf Children strives to help families coping with hearing loss and deafness find a place to connect with others, discover more information and provide the children in their lives with the same opportunities as the hearing world.

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Gift Ideas for Individuals with Hearing Loss

Whether you’re looking for gifts to put under the tree or tuck in a stocking, we have suggestions for the hearing-impaired friends and family on your holiday gift list.

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Top five hearing aid tips for winter

Just a few adjustments in the way you use your hearing aids this season will help keep your ears healthy and your instruments operating effectively.

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Charity Seeks to Bring Education and Hearing to Deaf Youth

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss seeks to provide professional teacher training and ensure hearing health programs are in place to help educate youth suffering from hearing loss and deafness around the world.

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Are Earplugs Necessary? Can I Use Something Else?

Do you really need to use specially-designed earplugs for hearing protection? Can you use other, more inexpensive materials such as cotton balls?

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How to Handle Family Gatherings with Hearing Loss

With a little advanced planning, family gatherings during the holiday season can be a joyful time for everyone, even individuals with hearing loss.

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Dogs for the Deaf Gives Awareness and More to Hearing-Impaired

Looking for a way to give back to those with hearing loss or deafness this holiday season? Dogs for the Deaf provides individuals with hearing loss and deafness not only a hearing dog to help make them more aware of their surroundings, but a companion animal to be by their side!

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Five Unexpected Ways to Lose Your Hearing

A variety of factors can cause hearing loss at any age and here are five you might not expect.

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Emergencies and Hearing Loss – How to Prepare

Emergencies are hard to predict, if you or a loved suffer from hearing loss or deafness, try planning ahead with these easy, but helpful tips!

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Is it OK to wear used hearing aids?

When deciding whether or not to use hearing aids from a friend or family member, there are a few factors to consider.

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Protect Yourself from Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

October is Hearing Conservation Month. To help protect your hearing, make sure you're not putting yourself at risk for noise-induced hearing loss.

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How Do You Care for Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are simple to care for. Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable....

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Troubleshooting Common Hearing Aid Problems

Before you take your hearing aid in for repair, check to see if you can fix the problem yourself.

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Oticon Intiga Claims Top Honors in Danish Design Award 2012

Oticon Intiga selected for two top honors in Danish Design Award 2012. Intiga described as being 'functional and elegant, in addition to the world's smallest wireless hearing aid with minimal power consumption.'

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