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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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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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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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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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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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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Do Ear Canal Changes Occur with Aging?

What are the anatomic and physiologic changes in the human ear canal due to aging?

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