Healthy Hearing Report

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Alternate ideas to ring in the holidays

The holiday season doesn't have to consist of late nights and loud environments. Learn how to create a fun, but peaceful evening with friends!

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Fruit fly anatomy provides hearing loss insight

A study shows a fruit flies auditory anatomy may be insightful in regards to human hearing!

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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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Noise Induced Hearing Loss: 100% Preventable

Noise induced hearing loss can be so gradual over time that it goes unnoticed until there is a significant loss. Noise induced hearing loss is usually painless, progressive and always permanent but can also be 100 percent preventable.

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Can I Prevent My Hearing Loss From Getting Worse?

Yes, you can protect your hearing from noise and preserve the hearing you have.

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Hearing Loss Causes: Pumping the Volume When Pumping Iron

While a good workout is good for everything from muscle tone and balance to weight control and improved heart and lung function, for those who plug in when they pump up, they might be pumping up hearing damage and hearing loss.

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Loud Music Leads to Tinnitus

As a mother of a teenager, I am concerned about the noise levels of the Walkmans. Also, what about the loud music that employees and customers are exposed to in the ''hip'' shops catering to kids?

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Care and Maintenance of Custom Monitors for Musicians.

What are the most common long-term care and maintenance issues with monitors worn in the ear?

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How Do Custom Monitors In The Ear for Musicians Work?

I am trying to understand the basics of how in monitors that sit in the ear work. What is the musician hearing? Is it the entire band; is it only his/her vocals and/or instrument? How does the musician hear the crowd, or do they need to?

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Reasons For Hearing Loss: Some You Know, Some You Don't

There are many different ways you can lose your hearing including ones you may not have even known about. It’s a noisy world and once your hearing is gone it’s usually gone for good.

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Attenuation Provided by Custom Monitors Worn In The Ear for Musicians.

What is the typically amount of attenuation that is provided with custom musicians' monitors worn in the ear?

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Risk of Hearing Loss from Playing the Saxophone

I am a saxophonist and composer with hearing loss and heard that Bill Clinton's hearing loss was from playing the saxophone, not from the blowing but because of the volume, (noise induced hearing loss). Another article I read said there is concern that b

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European Union Take Proactive Stance against MP3-Induced Hearing Loss

You know those ubiquitous ear buds ? those mini-headphones ? attached to an MP3 player or iPod? You see them on the streets in town. You see them as kids ride the...

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Protecting Yourself from Hearing Loss: It Starts at Home

You expect high noise levels on a busy city street with traffic, police sirens, jackhammers and the din of the crowd. So, you can prepare for the onslaught of sound by wearing...

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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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Summer Concerts and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Pack your Earplugs

With the summer and fall concert series in full swing, there's a lot of happy couples spreading their blankets on the expanse of lawn, opening a nice bottle of merlot and...

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The Stigma of Hearing Aids: How times have changed

Hearing aids are for the old, the infirm, the stupid or the "broken." At least that's what many uninformed people believe. And there are plenty of studies to...

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Lets Hear it For Music - With Hearing Aids

Have you ever thought about how many pleasurable sounds you are missing because of hearing loss? We are not even talking about vital sounds that warn us of impending &ndas...

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MP3 Players: Are They Damaging Your Hearing Health?

One out of three teens owns an iPod or some other MP3 music storage and playback device. Theyre the ones you see wearing ear buds - those little speakers that produce big wh...

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Sexy Sounds: Yes, Hearing and Hearing Aids Can Be Hot

Already know what you're thinking. Gramps' hearing aid. He carried it in his short pocket with a tangle of wires and an ear plug the size of a baby's T...

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