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Oral Health and Hearing Loss

If you don’t take care of your oral health, harmful mouth bacteria can enter your bloodstream and cause inflammation and narrowing of arteries and blood vessels – including those essential for hearing health in your ears and brain.

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Five habits that are harming your hearing health

Your hearing health may suffer if you don’t resolve to break these bad health habits this year.

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Hearing Loss in Children: Help Me Hear Foundation

Help Me Hear Foundation provides financial help for hearing aids and cochlear implants for children with hearing loss, when their families cannot otherwise afford to pay for these devices and services.

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Gift Ideas for Individuals with Hearing Loss

Whether you’re looking for gifts to put under the tree or tuck in a stocking, we have suggestions for the hearing-impaired friends and family on your holiday gift list.

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Charity Seeks to Bring Education and Hearing to Deaf Youth

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss seeks to provide professional teacher training and ensure hearing health programs are in place to help educate youth suffering from hearing loss and deafness around the world.

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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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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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