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Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. | Hearing Center Interview

As a hearing aid wearer himself, Paul Ashbrook opened up Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. in 2003, and has since expanded with a total of three offices in Martinsville, Danville and Stuart, Virginia.

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Top five reasons to get your hearing examined

Millions of Americans are affected by a certain degree of hearing loss, but many do not address the issue until years after experiencing symptoms. Here are a few of the biggest reasons to head to the audiologist: 

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Getting your hearing tested: the science

There is a lot of science that goes into modern hearing testing standards. A hearing test is set up to be a carefully controlled examination of your hearing ability.

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Audiological Services | Hearing Center Interview

After opening its doors in January 1995, Audiological Services in Lufkin, Texas, has committed to serving the community with personalized hearing healthcare.

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Getting your hearing tested: the experience

Getting your hearing examined is a painless and noninvasive procedure that will determine your level of hearing loss and any damage to the nerve, eardrum or cochlea.

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Shouting won't help, but a hearing test might

Former New York Times editor and now author, Katherine Bouton, discusses hearing loss stigmas, the future of hearing healthcare and how her life changed when she suddenly lost her hearing.

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Understanding the different types of hearing tests

When you're getting hearing loss treatment, there are two different ways that audiologists will test you.

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Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids | Hearing Center Interview

Since 1984, Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids has had its doors open to the public in Arlington, Texas.

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How to talk to loved ones about hearing loss

Hearing problems can make it challenging to live your daily life. It may be hard to have conversations with friends, family and coworkers, and can even cause embarrassment and frustration.

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A Simple Guide to Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is the manual alphabet used in American Sign Language and is performed using a variety of hand gestures.

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Invisible captioning proves to be next big thing

Four teams of RIT/NTID students competed for The Next Big Idea and $10,000 in prizes for their innovative business ideas that could benefit the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

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Preferred Hearing Care | Hearing Center Interview

Located in Springfield, MO., Preferred Hearing Care is a member of the Better Business Bureau and the local Chamber of Commerce.

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Five things to consider when purchasing a hearing aid

You probably have a lot of questions when it comes to purchasing hearing aids, all of which are going to help you find the perfect device to fit your lifestyle and budget.

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Consider including your hearing aid in your spring cleaning

Spring cleaning is the best time of the year to begin with a clean slate - literally and figuratively.

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Oticon Medical Acquires Neurelec

Oticon Medical's latest acquisition, Neurelec, opens up a whole new set of possibilities in cochlear implant technologies.

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Placing The Hearing Instrument BTE

Placing the hearing instrument (BTE).

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Placing The Hearing Instrument ITE

Placing the hearing instrument (ITE).

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Removing The Hearing Instrument BTE

Removing the hearing instrument (BTE).

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Don't Damage Your Hearing During Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is good for our homes and outdoor spaces, but may be harmful to our hearing health.

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Understanding How We Hear

Our ears are more than instruments to collect sound. They are also responsible for translating it into electrical impulses for the brain to interpret.

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Medications that Contribute to Hearing Loss

Some of the medications we rely on to cure illness may also be harmful to our hearing health.

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Understanding Acoustic Neuromas

Small, benign tumors can cause hearing loss, problems with balance, facial numbness, headaches and fatigue.

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Understanding Otitis Media

This medical term is actually the name of a common hearing health problem most parents are all too familiar with.

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Understanding Meniere’s Disease

Although the symptoms for Meniere’s Disease seem commonplace, they can be indicators of other serious health issues and should be diagnosed by a doctor.

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