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...
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...
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?
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
The entertainment industry has a long way to go in including those who are deaf and have hearing loss.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Most people believe hearing loss is predominantly age-related, yet research shows that 65 percent of people with hearing loss are younger than 65.
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.
When coping with hearing loss in yourself or others, take these simple steps to take this totally unnecessary stress factor out of everyday life.
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.
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.
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.
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.
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.
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.
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.
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!