The Healthy Hearing Report

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The Super Bowl and hearing loss

The Super Bowl has several connections to hearing loss, including potential threats to hearing health and inspiring stories of success.

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The best smartphone apps to measure noise levels

Today's mobile technology means you can always know when you're in a hazardous noise environment. Here are some great smartphone apps for measuring noise levels.

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Spider silk could offer breakthrough in hearing aid microphones

Binghamton University researchers take a cue from nature to improve upon current hearing aid microphone technology.

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Temporary hearing loss causes

Even temporary hearing loss can be alarming. Here's why it can happen and what you can do.

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Tinnitus spikes: solving a difficult problem

Glenn Schweitzer of Rewiring Tinnitus shares his tips and tools for dealing with tinnitus spikes and identifying your personal tinnitus triggers.

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The role of hearing care in hospice

Hearing loss can affect a hospice patient's quality of care and the connections that are so important with family, medical professionals and caregivers.

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Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

Procrastination when it comes to your hearing loss can be mentally, physically and economically unhealthy. Of all the things you avoid doing this year, make sure tending to your hearing health isn’t one of them.

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Brain training may help seniors understand better in noisy places

New study suggests brain can remap itself to help people with hearing loss deal with background noise.

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What drugs cause hearing loss

Hearing loss side effects of ototoxic medication and drugs. Find out which drugs can cause temporary or permanent hearing loss.

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Why you should wear two hearing aids

Wearing two hearing aids makes sense if you have hearing loss in both ears. Here are all the reasons why two is better than one.

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How to host hearing loss friendly holiday parties

With some pre-planning and common sense, these tips will help you host holiday parties that are hearing loss friendly.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Mary Carson Au.D.

Respect and care, coupled with best practices and the latest hearing aid technologies, is key to Clarity Audiology and Hearing Services’ success.

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New Year’s resolutions and hearing health

Like the majority of Americans who will make at least one 2018 resolution, Healthy Hearing survey reveals health is their number one area of improvement and most acknowledge hearing health as important.

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Hearing loss and the holiday blues

Hearing loss can contribute to the holiday blues. We have some tips and resources to make your season merry and bright.

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Hearing loss statistics at a glance

If you wonder about the prevalence and impact of hearing loss, check out these quick facts and statistics.

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Advocacy increases the availability of loop systems

The availabilty of hearing loop systems is on the rise. Find out what you can do to bring this life-changing technology to a venue near you.

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Discreet and small hearing aid design battles stigma

Small hearing aids disappear when worn. Battle hearing aid stigma with discreet accessories that ensure your hearing loss is not what others notice.

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Healthy Hearing holiday gift guide

Check out the official 2017 Healthy Hearing holiday guide for gift suggestions for the hard of hearing and those who love them.

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The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Whether you smoke or live with someone who does, your hearing health is at risk. Learn why smoking is dangerous to your hearing health and get advice on kicking the habit for good.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | D.J. Demers

Comedian D.J. Demers uses his gift of humor to shatter stigmas and raise awareness about hearing loss on cross-country college campus tour.

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Hearing loss and listening fatigue

Do you have nagging fatigue or low energy? You may be surprised to know the culprit could be hearing loss.

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A Thanksgiving feast for your ears

Thanksgiving can be the most indulgent and anticipated meal of the year. If you do it right, you'll also nourish your sense of hearing with the proper nutrients while you give thanks.

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Microtia and atresia awareness: what you need to know

Mother of two, support group founder and advocate hopes awareness of microtia and atresia will make the public more accepting of those with these congenital birth defects of the ear.

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Research shows severity of tinnitus is related to emotional processing

Research shows that the impact tinnitus has on your life could be a matter of how your brain processes emotions.

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