The Healthy Hearing Report

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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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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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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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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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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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Celebrate National Healthy Aging Month

This September, focus on the positive aspects of growing older by celebrating Healthy Aging Month.

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Auditory Processing Disorders in Children

Even though your child's hearing is normal, they may have problems understanding what their ears are hearing.

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The Best Apps for Children with Hearing Loss

Whether your hearing-impaired child wants to learn or just have fun, there’s an app for that!

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Oticon Hearing Devices Prove to be Kid Friendly

Oticon’s kid-friendly features allow children to play and learn while maximizing their ability to hear more clearly.

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Hearing Loss Didn't Stop these Historic Olympic Athletes

Regardless of whether they dribble, dive, swim, run or flip, these Olympic athletes know what it takes to compete on the international playing field.

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Deaf Olympic Swimming Hopeful Marcus Titus Makes History

The National Team member persuades USA Swimming to allow the use of hand signals to start races during the 2012 Olympic trials.

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New HumanWare iPhone App to Appeal to Deaf-Blind Individuals

HumanWare designs iPhone app to help deaf-blind individuals communicate more easily.

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What the Hearing Aid User Should Pack for Vacation

Hearing aid users can enjoy vacation as much as the next person by taking a few precautions and packing some necessities.

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Playing Sports with Hearing Loss

Today it's easier for hearing impaired individuals to enjoy their favorite sport, regardless of their hearing loss or level of competitive play.

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Summer Concert Safety: Protect Your Hearing

Hearing health professionals agree the best way to protect your hearing is to turn the volume down and/or wear ear plugs when attending a summer concert or listening to music on your MP3 player.

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Have a Healthy Hearing Fourth of July

Learn how to be festive while protecting your hearing from potential noise-induced hearing loss.

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Selecting the Best Hearing Aids to Enjoy the Outdoors

Today’s hearing aids come in a variety of shapes and colors, with features to accommodate all levels of hearing loss and active lifestyles.

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Traveling With Your Hearing Aids

With a little preparation, traveling with your hearing aids can be almost as effortless as using them at home.

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Understanding the Various Parts of a Hearing Aid

Becoming familiar with the various parts of your hearing aid can help reduce repair costs and prolong the life of your device.

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Researcher Develops Exercises to Treat Vertigo

Researcher at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has discovered two easy home exercises to help relieve symptoms of one type of vertigo.

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Where to Find Fun Hearing Aid Accessories

Shop these websites for fun, fanciful and functional products to embellish hearing aids for children, teens and active adults.

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Understanding Hearing Loss in One Ear

Most individuals lose hearing gradually in both ears; however, there are some who can hear well with one ear but not the other.

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What to Expect From Hearing Aids

When getting new hearing aids, work with an audiologist to choose one that fits your lifestyle and be patient as you become familiar with your new technology.

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