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Our daily dose of original articles, news and interviews to keep you current about hearing health and hearing aids.

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10 myths about tinnitus

When it comes to tinnitus, can you separate fact from fiction? Dispelling these top 10 myths will help get your tinnitus under control faster.

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U.S. Air Force noise study aims to prevent hearing loss

A new initiative in the U.S. Air Force is putting forth a new model of preventative hearing healthcare that could change many lives for the better.

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Study reveals sea anemone proteins could help restore hearing

A recent breakthrough in hearing health comes from an unexpected place and holds promise for regenerative hearing loss therapy in the future.

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Your end-of-the-year hearing checklist

Holidays and financial obligations can make year's end a stressful time if you have hearing loss. Take action now with our tips to avoid that last minute rush.

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How loud is too loud?

Understanding noise levels in your environment can help you prevent hearing loss and advocate for change.

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Audiology: America's best career

Audiology is a fast-growing, respected profession. Find out why the field is attracting more young people and what it takes to have a rewarding career in audiology.

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Organization calls for elimination of canned music

Annoyed by canned music wherever you go? Read about one organization's efforts to eliminate it and bring quiet back to our public spaces.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Allied Hearing

Dr. Shannon Smith uses a combination of best practices and an emphasis on proactive, patient-focused care to help her patients hear their best.

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The link between ADHD and hearing loss

Is it hearing loss or ADHD? They can sometimes look the same in children, but here's what you need to know for proper diagnosis and management.

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Should you be worried about your children’s hearing?

Accomplished hearing loss advocate and guest blogger, Shari Eberts, makes a strong case for educating kids about hearing loss - early and often.

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New hearing aids? Here's what to expect

What is normal versus not normal when it comes to adjusting to new hearing aids? Read our handy primer on what to expect and find out when you might need some extra help.

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Oticon Opn: hear and connect in amazing new ways

New hearing aid from Oticon takes novel approach to helping you hear more easily in noisy situations and connects to technology that helps you manage your everyday world.

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No-fail tips for college students with hearing loss

You won’t earn any college credits for learning to advocate for yourself on campus, but the lessons you learn will last you a lifetime.

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Top universities for Deaf students

These universities provide learning environments which cater specifically to students in the Deaf community.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing Conversation: Advanced Hearing Solutions of Greenville

Dr. Bailey's previous experience as a foot and ankle surgeon helps her educate patients on the benefits of treating hearing loss -- and how everything is connected after all.

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Healthy Hearing primer on hearing healthcare professionals

Do you know which type of professional to see for your hearing or balance disorder? Here's what you need to know to make the right choice.

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New study looks at hearing loss in cancer survivors

Several cancer drugs can damage hearing. A new study could help develop new ways to protect hearing during cancer treatment.

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What you need to know about earwax

You may think it’s gross or embarrassing, but here's why earwax is so important to your hearing health. Learn how to safely clean your ears and interesting facts about earwax.

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Healthy Hearing's favorite kids' books about hearing loss

Keep a few books on hearing loss and hearing aids in the house so your kids -- regardless of whether they have normal hearing or hearing loss -- can learn to celebrate the differences in others.

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What kind of warranty options are typically available with hearing aids?

When your original hearing aid warranty coverage expires, there are many options for continued coverage that can help protect your hearing investment and provide peace of mind throughout the life of your hearing aids.

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The Zika virus and hearing loss

Researchers are just beginning to understand the connection between the Zika virus and hearing loss. Could you or your newborn be at risk?

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Will my hearing aids whistle?

Hearing aid feedback or whistling can be annoying but it doesn't mean your hearing aids aren't working properly. Learn about why, even with the best hearing aid technology, feedback can still sometimes happen.

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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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