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Why your morning cup of coffee may be harmful to your hearing

Thinking about drinking an extra-large cup of coffee to wake up after that late night at the concert? You might want to make it a decaf – especially if your hearing hasn’t fully recovered.

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What is tympanometry and how is it used?

A tympanogram can assess eardrum and middle ear function and help detect fluid in the ear or infection. It is an important diagnostic test and may be used to provide medical clearance for hearing aids.

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It takes teamwork: mainstreaming kids with hearing loss

If your child has hearing loss, a team of specialized professionals helps support them at back-to-school time and all year long.

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Technology meets support: one family's cochlear implant success story

Cochlear implant technology combined with strong support throughout a child's life means a lifetime of success in the classroom and beyond.

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Is there a relationship between BPPV and Meniere's disease?

Both Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and Meniere's disease can both cause bouts of severe dizziness and vertigo, but are the two conditions related?

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Hearing aids: your best workout partner

Wearing your hearing aids during sports and recreation can improve your safety and personal enjoyment.

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No limits: Olympic athletes thriving with hearing loss

These inspiring Olympic athletes with hearing loss are reminders of the amazing human potential.

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Five little-known hearing and ear disorders

From nausea and dizziness to paralysis and even death, our ears can hold the answer to what ails us.

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I can hear, just not clearly. Do I have hearing loss?

With many hearing losses, the main symptom is difficulty understanding speech, especially in situations where there is competing noise.

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Hope for musicians with hearing loss

New technology could help AC/DC's Brian Johnson return to the stage.

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Hearing aid financing options

There are creative ways to finance hearing devices without breaking the bank.

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Summer hearing protection family quiz

Tired of reading license plates or singing about wheels on a bus? Play this family quiz game on your next road trip and teach your family about hearing protection in the process.

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Can extended warranties protect your hearing investment?

After-market coverage can protect your investment for the lifetime of the device and give you peace of mind.

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The farmers' market: one stop shopping for healthy hearing

Heading to your local farmers' market? Check out our list of must-buys for healthy hearing.

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Book review: Wired for Sound  

“Wired for Sound” is a solidly written personal account of Canadian author Beverly Biderman’s journey with hearing loss.

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Advocating for hearing health in a noisy work environment

Do you know your rights when it comes to working in a dangerously loud workplace? We have the scoop on what you need to know to protect yourself.

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Former violist with the Royal Opera House sues for hearing damage

A recent lawsuit in the UK has brought the issue of hearing safety for orchestral musicians to the forefront.

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Father's Day: help Dad be part of the conversation

Does your dad have hearing loss? With these tips, it doesn't have to dampen your Father's Day celebration.

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What parents need to know about newborn hearing screening

Two quick tests can tell medical professionals a lot about your new baby’s ability to hear – but how you follow up is what really matters.

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The hidden healthcare cost behind untreated hearing loss

A groundbreaking new study has revealed untreated hearing loss leads to significantly higher healthcare costs for adults.

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Top 10 summer activities that are dangerous to your hearing

Many popular summertime activities come with a risk of hearing loss. Are your favorites on our list?

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Dancing to your own beat

Gallaudet University dancers use American Sign Language, passion and dance to create artistic performances people of all hearing abilities can appreciate.

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Ten rules for improving family communication

When you're a family member coping with the hearing loss of a loved one, you may encounter frustration, the feeling of being ignored, separation from the relationship and isolation from daily family life.

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Hearing loss affects the entire family

When a family member has a hearing loss, treated or untreated, the loss impacts the entire family and communication skills are put to the test.

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