Healthy Hearing Report

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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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Celebrating 30 Years of Helping People Hear

Thirty years ago this month, Australian cochlear pioneer Graeme Clark surgically implanted his first multichannel cochlear device. Since then, more than 220,000 lives have been changed by this technology.

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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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What the Right Hearing Health Professional Can Do for You

Trust a healthcare professional to correctly diagnose and prescribe the correct hearing aid for your ears just as you trust an eye doctor to prescribe corrective lenses for your eyes.

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Studies Show Links Between ADHD and Undiagnosed Hearing Loss

Studies find children with even mild forms of hearing loss are at risk for learning and other social, emotional, behavioral and self-image problems.

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What is the Difference Between Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants?

If hearing aids haven’t improved your ability to hear effectively, ask your hearing health professional if you’re a candidate for a cochlear implant.

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Protecting Your Hearing this Fall and Winter

Eating right and exercising regularly is an important part of hearing health, but that’s not the only way to protect your hearing this season.

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How is Hearing Loss Measured?

Hearing loss is measured by a professional during a comprehensive hearing evaluation. During the hearing evaluation, the ability to hear the loudness of specific tones is assessed.

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How Your Hearing Health Changes Over Time

Hearing and vision are the two senses most affected by the aging process.

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Rochester Claims Largest Deaf Population in Country

According to a survey generated by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Rochester is noted to have the largest deaf and hard-of-hearing per capita population.

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Siemens Audiologist Helps Children of Guatemala

Siemens audiologists' faith in healing helps children of Guatemala.

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Other risks of untreated hearing loss documented

Those who wear hearing aids to treat their hearing loss are healthier, happier and make more money than those with untreated hearing loss.

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Healthy Aging: When to Get Your Hearing Checked

The likelihood of developing age-related hearing loss increases significantly in individuals over the age of 65.

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Research Shows Heart Health is Important to Hearing

New studies show moderate exercise benefits not only your heart, but your hearing health too.

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How Can I Tell if I'm Losing My Hearing?

My family is telling me I need to visit a hearing center and get a hearing test, but I'm not sure. How can I tell if I have hearing loss?

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Studies show men are affected by hearing loss more than women

Studies show men are twice as likely to develop hearing loss due to environmental factors and regular use of pain relievers.

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Deaf Student Cycles Across America

Student at the National Technical Institute of Technology spends his summer biking across American to raise awareness for people with disabilities.

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Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Untreated Hearing Loss

Research indicates individuals with untreated hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s.

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

If you have diabetes or discover you are prediabetic, be sure to have your hearing tested as part of your regular health screenings.

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Emotional effects linked to untreated hearing loss

Left untreated, hearing loss can have as much of a negative impact on your quality of life as it does your ability to hear and understand the world around you.

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