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Hearing Loss Didn't Stop this Dance Finalist

Kirsty Swain encourages those with hearing difficulties to follow their dreams.

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Noisy Toys Make This Season's Naughty List

Each year, the Sight and Hearing Association publishes a list of noisy toys, which emit sound levels in excess of 120 dB. Learn more about how to protect your children.

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The best phone apps to check your hearing

We have reviewed the best phone apps designed to check for signs of hearing loss. This review discusses several that are currently available for iPhone and Android.

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Hearing Help for Children: Variety the Children's Charity

With a mission to promote and protect the health and well-being of children around the world, Variety the Children's Charity aims to impact the lives of children and their families, to ultimately make the world a better place. Children with hearing loss can turn to Variety for financial help with hearing aids.

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Hearing Aid Reviews: Oticon ConnectLine

Oticon’s ConnectLine Solution series includes the Streamer, TV Adaptor, Microphone and Phone Adaptor, working together with hearing aids to connect individuals to a variety of electronic and entertainment technology.

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Financial Assistance: Let Them Hear Foundation

Let Them Hear Foundation is an organization that provides financial help for people who cannot afford hearing aids, cochlear implants, or other hearing services. The Foundation also supports research, education for professionals, and public awareness about hearing loss and its impacts on quality of life.

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Financial Assistance: The Hearing Foundation (Ear of the Lion)

The Hearing Foundation (Ear of the Lion) was founded by Lions Clubs in California and Nevada to provide financial assistance for hearing aids for individuals who cannot afford them.

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Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids: The Gift of Hearing Foundation

The Gift of Hearing Foundation (GOHF) is dedicated to increasing access to cochlear implants. In some cases, the GOHF is able to provide financial help for cochlear implants to patients when no other option exists.

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Summertime Sounds: Hearing Protection Devices

Noise induced hearing loss is preventable by simply wearing hearing protection. You may not notice immediate damage; but remember that exposure is cumulative through the years - so start protecting your hearing now.

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Oticon Provides Grant for Graduate Audiology Scholarships

Oticon Hearing Foundation made a $27,500 donation by the to the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) to support graduate audiology scholarships.

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Curing Tinnitus: Underlying Cause Discovered

Scientists have discovered an underlying cause for tinnitus, which could lead to the development of new drug treatments and a possible tinnitus cure.

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Small Batteries Can Be Dangerous To Toddlers & Seniors

The incidence of injuries related to small batteries, such as those used in hearing aids, has increased sevenfold since 1985.

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Sites We Like: Ear Plugs & Bike Helmets For Hearing Protection

Healthy Hearing's "Sites We Like" featuring websites related to foam ear plugs and bike helmets for hearing protection.

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Phil Collins Ends Career Due to Hearing Loss and Other Health Issues

Singer, performer, and music legend Phil Collins has announced that he will be leaving the music scene due to health problems, including hearing loss.

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Hearing Loss: Over 60% of Americans Over Age 70 Suffer

New evidence indicates that hearing loss affects over 60% of Americans over the age of 70.

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Nearly Invisible Hearing Aids

There are lots of people who want low-profile, discreet hearing aids. If discretion tops your priority list, explore and compare completely-in-the-canal, receiver-in-the-ear, or behind-the-ear hearing aids.

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How To Select a Local Hearing Center

Learn the right questions to ask when selecting a hearing center, ear doctor, or hearing aid store to maintain the best hearing health.

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Study Links Loud Noise to Strokes in Seniors

A recent Danish study reveals that traffic noise increases the likelihood of having a stroke in people over 65.

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Hearing Aids Reviews: Oticon Chili Hearing Aid

The new Oticon Chili hearing aid represents the next generation in high-performance hearing aid technology for individuals with moderately-severe to profound hearing loss.

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Understanding the Different Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss comes in many different forms and requires varying treatments, depending on its type and severity. It is important to find the best path for your hearing and the health of your ears.

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Noise: Convertibles Cause Hearing Damage

New research has confirmed that prolonged exposure to road noise and wind buffeting while riding in top-down convertibles can cause hearing damage.

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Hearing Loss: BHI Highlights the Connection to Heart Health

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is educating the hearing health community about heart disease and its connection to hearing loss during February, American Heart Month.

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Leslie Nielsen: Funny Guy and Hearing Health Advocate

The late Leslie Nielsen was not only a talented actor, but also a dedicated advocate of hearing health making numerous media appearances on behalf of BHI to educate people on aspects of hearing loss and it's impact on the quality of life.

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Sounds & Noise: Our Brain Helps Us Hear Ourselves Speak

A new study shows that our brains are wired so we can better hear ourselves speak. The findings may be helpful in better understanding some aspects of auditory hallucinations, such as those experienced by people who suffer from schizophrenia.

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