Healthy Hearing Report

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Hearing Health at the Special Olympics: Going For Gold

With the summer Olympics from Beijing still fresh in our memories, its time to turn our attention to the Special Olympics and another group of highly trained, highly skilled...

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How are ''Hearing'' and ''Vision'' related to effective communication?

To maximally communicate, you need to hear from both ears (binaural hearing) and you need to use your eyes and ears together. You will not communicate well using your hearing...

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Resources for Children with Hearing Impairment

My two-year-old son was recently diagnosed with a moderate to severe hearing loss. He is now wearing hearing aids. What resources are available for learning about hearing loss and hearing aids?

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Resources for Children with Hearing Loss

We recently found out, after an ABR that our 4 year old son has a hearingloss in his right ear. This came as quite a surprise since his hearing tests at 8 months and 18 months were ''normal''. I had a normal pregnancy and delivery, no hearing loss in

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Entertainers with hearing loss

The entertainment industry has a long way to go in including those who are deaf and have hearing loss.

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The Hearing Aid Tax Credit: Yes You SHOULD Care

Maybe you don't have a hearing loss. Maybe you don't even know someone who experiences hearing loss (which is doubtful since 1 in 10 Americans have hearing loss and 1...

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Does Consumer Reports publish hearing aid reviews?

Consumer reports published an article covering hearing health, hearing aids, and hearing protection. While they did not provide actual hearing aid reviews based on brands and models, they did report on the process that people go through when purchasing hearing aids.

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Love, Marriage and Hearing Loss: Listen to me Dear!

Ask any happy couple what are the secrets to a successful marriage, and chances are that "communication" will be on the list. That's because allows...

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Important Message for October: Protect Your Hearing!

Are you missing the lazy, hazy days of summer? As the song goes, you may not "want to say goodbye to the summer" (especially if you live in colder climates), but...

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Hearing Loss: 25 Years of Hearing Research Information

Most people believe hearing loss is predominantly age-related, yet research shows that 65 percent of people with hearing loss are younger than 65.

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Global Public Health Programs: CGHH Aims to Help Millions with Hearing Loss

A new global public health initiative includes the Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH)which aims to help 300 million worldwide with hearing loss problems.

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Coping with Hearing Loss: Hearing Problems Affect Entire Family

When coping with hearing loss in yourself or others, take these simple steps to take this totally unnecessary stress factor out of everyday life.

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Hearing Impaired Children: Parents Online Find Info, Support & Advice

Parents of children with hearing loss often struggle to find guidance on raising their children with unique needs. One new website has opened up the lines of communication, offering advice and support to families of children with hearing loss.

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Hearing Protection: October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. Take this October, National Protect Your Hearing Month, to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Get out in your community and get talking!

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Hearing Loss Causes: Give Up Smoking!

A recent study found that smokers were more likely to experience hearing loss, even after adjusting for age, lifestyle factors, geography, socio-economic factors and other calculations to level the playing field and preclude other causes of hearing loss.

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Noise Levels: Restaurants Take Hearing Loss Seriously

The noise levels in many restaurants reach the threshold of pain, creating a din that can reach sound pressure levels produced by a jet engine. Restaurant owners are looking for ways to keep diners coming in while they keep background sounds down in the comfort zone.

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Americans with Disabilities Act: Updated For The 21st Century

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.

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Hearing Loss Treatment: Improves Marriages

A new British survey found that in marriages where one spouse has an untreated hearing loss, the other partner suffers as well. In fact, some of the respondents with hearing loss said that their partner had threatened to leave unless the hearing loss is treated.

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Americans with Disabilities Act: Helps Those with Hearing Loss Too

Many persons with hearing loss do not realize they may be covered by the ADA in their workplace or public facilities and loopholes were addressed in 2008.

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HLAA Campaigning To Make Cost Of Hearing Aids More Affordable

Hearing loss is the third largest health problem after heart disease and arthritis in America today. When people cannot afford hearing aids it impacts their work and earning potential, relationships, education opportunities, and their ability to participate socially.

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