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Ear candling? Candles belong on the dinner table, not in your ears

Maybe you've heard of ear candling, otherwise known as thermal auricular therapy or ear coning.

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Frank Pamplin Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Experience in the hospitality industry leads to exceptional customer service in White Hall, Arkansas.

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How to choose a venue for your valentine with hearing loss

If you haven't done it already, now is the time to book your Valentine's Day dinner and date plans to surprise your significant other and treat him or her to a fun night out.

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Awesome gifts for your valentine with hearing loss

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, you're probably thinking of little gift ideas for the ones you love.

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Study uses cord blood stem cells in hearing loss treatment

A new study being performed by Florida Hospital for Children and Cord Blood Registry will determine whether stem cells obtained from cord blood can be used in the treatment of pediatric hearing loss.

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Aaron’s Audio Aids | Hearing Center Interview

Free consultations and a strong customer care philosophy set this second generation business apart from other Brooklyn clinics.

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Understand the link between heart and hearing health

February is American Heart Month. Do you know the connection between hearing and heart health?

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Untreated hearing loss takes a toll on relationships

Untreated hearing loss does not only affect an individual's quality of life - it also has an impact on his or her relationships, especially the most important ones.

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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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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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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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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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Oticon Hearing Foundation funds Project Amazon

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

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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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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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