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The basics of waterproof hearing aids

Do you need waterproof hearing aids? Learn about waterproof and water resistant hearing aids and how to keep your devices working their best.

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How to pick the best audiologist

When you are trying to find the perfect audiologist, there are several things you should take into consideration. Let Healthy Hearing help you find an audiologist or hearing aid specialist near you.

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Oticon’s restaurant noise dilemma survey

Restaurants have become increasingly noisy. Find out about the restaurant noise dilemma and how to enjoy a night out even in the noisiest venues.

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Social security disability and hearing loss

If hearing loss is preventing you from working, find out if you qualify for important Social Security benefits and learn how to apply.

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The link between hearing loss and high healthcare costs

Hearing loss doesn't only affect your communication. Recent research says it can increase hospitalization and out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

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How to protect your hearing this Fourth of July

Fireworks and Fourth of July go together, but the celebration doesn't have to result in hearing loss. Find out how to prevent hearing loss during loud fireworks displays.

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What is a decibel?

Decibels are a logarithmic way to express sound intensity or loudness. Learn about the decibel scale, the decibel levels of common sounds and how to prevent hearing loss.

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Pre-retirement and your hearing health

Add these hearing health strategies to your retirement plans while you're still working so that you can hear your best in retirement.

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Why do my ears feel clogged?

We explain four 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 and accidental injury

A new study explores the connection between hearing loss and the risk of accidental injury.

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Turner syndrome and hearing loss

Turner syndrome affects 1 of every 2000-4000 female births and can cause hearing loss. Learn about Turner syndrome, available resources and how to find help for hearing loss.

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Swimmer's ear can lead to temporary hearing loss

Swimmer's ear can lead to pain and temporary hearing loss. Find out what swimmer's ear is, its symptoms and how it's treated here.

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The history of hearing aid design

Today's hearing aids are marvels of technology. Take a look back in history to see the fascinating evolution of the modern hearing device.

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National Repeat Day: are your ears ready to celebrate?

Celebrating National Repeat Day this June can be great fun unless untreated hearing loss is the reason you need so much repetition.

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Top myths about hearing loss

Don't let misconceptions about hearing loss stand in the way of hearing your best. Learn the facts behind these common hearing loss myths.

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Summer holiday healthy hearing guide

Regardless of your summer plans, remember: it’s never a good idea to take a vacation from hearing health. Check out our tips for optimal hearing health for your summer holidays.

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Creating a hearing loss friendly wedding

It's wedding season! If you're planning a summer wedding, we've got tips to ensure your guests with hearing loss will have the same great experience as the rest of your guests.

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Hearing aid handling skills not necessarily related to experience

Confidence is the key to successful hearing aid use. If you know how to take ...

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Manatee Ear Center

Dr. Denise Parrish and her staff at Manatee Ear Center are ardent patient advocates who give clients ample time and resources to maximize their usable hearing and improve their quality of life.

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What you should know about your mother’s hearing health

Family members can sometimes share risk factors for health conditions, including some that cause hearing loss. Here's why it's so important to understand your family health history.

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Building healthy habits for tinnitus relief

Dealing with tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, isn't simple, but incorporating healthy habits that can provide some relief can be. Download this free tool that will help you get started.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Harvey Patterson

Harvey Patterson knew he had hearing loss, but he didn’t think it was anybody’s else’s problem but his own -- until his grandson asked him a very revealing question.

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Why you don’t wear your hearing aids (and why you should)

Don’t let all the reasons you don't wear your hearing aids to interfere with your ability to enjoy what life has to offer, especially when you already have the solution. Here's how to put your hearing aids back to work again.

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HLAA takes important steps to help people with hearing loss

Join the thousands of people who have been using their feet to make a difference for people with hearing loss in an HLAA Walk4Hearing fundraiser near you!

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