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Hearing accessibility at the movies

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Movie-lover? If you have hearing loss, you may need to request a caption device or amplified headphones. Find out how this works so you can make the most of your movie-going experience.

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Hearing accessibility at the movies

Movie-lover? If you have hearing loss, you may need to request a caption device or amplified headphones. Find out how this works so you can make the most of your movie-going experience.

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Cancer treatments and hearing loss: What's the connection?

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Cancer patients receiving certain treatments are at higher risk of hearing loss and tinnitus. Find out why this happens and what you can do about it.

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Cancer treatments and hearing loss: What's the connection?

Cancer patients receiving certain treatments are at higher risk of hearing loss and tinnitus. Find out why this happens and what you can do about it.

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How we hear: A step-by-step explanation

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Ever wondered how we hear? It's a fascinating process in which sound waves are converted into electrical impulses that travel to the brain. Here's a step-by-step breakdown of the process and where things can go wrong, leading to hearing loss.

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How we hear: A step-by-step explanation

Ever wondered how we hear? It's a fascinating process in which sound waves are converted into electrical impulses that travel to the brain. Here's a step-by-step breakdown of the process and where things can go wrong, leading to hearing loss.

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The pros and cons of small hearing aids

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Learn about the pros and cons of wearing small hearing aids and how to tell if they are right for your hearing and lifestyle needs.

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The pros and cons of small hearing aids

Learn about the pros and cons of wearing small hearing aids and how to tell if they are right for your hearing and lifestyle needs.

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Tips for exercising with hearing aids

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Working out and exercising with hearing loss is made a whole lot easier when you wear hearing aids, but there are some precautions to keep in mind.

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Tips for exercising with hearing aids

Working out and exercising with hearing loss is made a whole lot easier when you wear hearing aids, but there are some precautions to keep in mind.

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Does hearing loss get worse over time?

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Hearing loss can indeed be progressive, meaning it gets worse over time. Find out if this applies to you and what to do about it.

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Does hearing loss get worse over time?

Hearing loss can indeed be progressive, meaning it gets worse over time. Find out if this applies to you and what to do about it.

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Why you should learn sign language

Two women communicate using ASL.

Whether you teach your baby to sign or learn ASL to communicate with a deaf friend or family member, you are using a full-bodied form of communication that will enhance your relationship as it improves your mind and spirit.

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Why you should learn sign language

Whether you teach your baby to sign or learn ASL to communicate with a deaf friend or family member, you are using a full-bodied form of communication that will enhance your relationship as it improves your mind and spirit.

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102-year-old WWII veteran receives cochlear implant

Irvin Poff, who is 102 and received a cochlear implant to help him hear.

Irvin Poff's profound hearing loss, compounded by mask-wearing mandates during the pandemic, led him to answer a magazine ad promoting cochlear implant surgery.

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102-year-old WWII veteran receives cochlear implant

Irvin Poff's profound hearing loss, compounded by mask-wearing mandates during the pandemic, led him to answer a magazine ad promoting cochlear implant surgery.

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COVID-19 and hearing loss: What we know

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Does the coronavirus cause hearing loss? Learn about what experts have found so far on the relationship between COVID-19 and hearing problems.

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COVID-19 and hearing loss: What we know

Does the coronavirus cause hearing loss? Learn about what experts have found so far on the relationship between COVID-19 and hearing problems.

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COVID-19 and tinnitus: What’s the connection?

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Some people report tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, after a COVID-19 infection. Can coronavirus cause tinnitus? We take a look at the research.

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COVID-19 and tinnitus: What’s the connection?

Some people report tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, after a COVID-19 infection. Can coronavirus cause tinnitus? We take a look at the research.

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Why do my ears feel clogged?

Infographic showing four common reasons ears may be clogged.

We explain some of the most common reasons why your ears feel clogged and why it’s important to have your hearing evaluated by a professional when they do.

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Why do my ears feel clogged?

We explain some of the most common reasons why your ears feel clogged and why it’s important to have your hearing evaluated by a professional when they do.

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Hearing loss in young adults

A young woman receives a hearing exam.

Hearing loss in younger adults presents slightly different challenges then older adults, such as navigating jobs, parenting, and dating.

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Hearing loss in young adults

Hearing loss in younger adults presents slightly different challenges then older adults, such as navigating jobs, parenting, and dating.

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