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Spider silk could offer breakthrough in hearing aid microphones

spider silk directional microphone

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

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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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Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

procrastination hearing loss

Don't procrastinate when it comes to your hearing health: Unaddressed hearing loss is linked to brain shrinkage, an increased risk of falls, and other negative health impacts.

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Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

Don't procrastinate when it comes to your hearing health: Unaddressed hearing loss is linked to brain shrinkage, an increased risk of falls, and other negative health impacts.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Dr. Ronna Fisher

Dr. Ronna Fisher

Growing up with a father who had untreated hearing loss is the inspiration behind Dr. Ronna Fisher's drive to help her fellow Chicagoans hear their best. Learn about her thriving practice and how she helps those in need.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Dr. Ronna Fisher

Growing up with a father who had untreated hearing loss is the inspiration behind Dr. Ronna Fisher's drive to help her fellow Chicagoans hear their best. Learn about her thriving practice and how she helps those in need.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Mandy Harvey uses music to create community

Mandy Harvey

Deaf singer, songwriter and motivational speaker Mandy Harvey uses her personal journey to help others overcome their personal barriers.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Mandy Harvey uses music to create community

Deaf singer, songwriter and motivational speaker Mandy Harvey uses her personal journey to help others overcome their personal barriers.

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Why pretending to hear is bad and how to break the habit

Gianluca Trombetta

Gianluca Trombetta talks about why people with hearing loss fake it, or pretend to hear when they really don't and shares his practical tips for turning this common challenge into a positive opportunity.

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Why pretending to hear is bad and how to break the habit

Gianluca Trombetta talks about why people with hearing loss fake it, or pretend to hear when they really don't and shares his practical tips for turning this common challenge into a positive opportunity.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Joan McCormack, Au.D.

Staff of Atlantic Hearing Care

Dr. Joan McCormack and the staff of Atlantic Hearing Care celebrate the practice's 10-year anniversary and giving back to the community with the launch of a nonprofit to provide hearing care to those in need.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Joan McCormack, Au.D.

Dr. Joan McCormack and the staff of Atlantic Hearing Care celebrate the practice's 10-year anniversary and giving back to the community with the launch of a nonprofit to provide hearing care to those in need.

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Can allergies cause hearing loss?

Young woman sick with allergies lying on sofa

Your eyes are itchy and your nose is runny – typical for allergy season. But could your allergies also contribute to hearing loss? Get answers here.

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Can allergies cause hearing loss?

Your eyes are itchy and your nose is runny – typical for allergy season. But could your allergies also contribute to hearing loss? Get answers here.

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Foods that boost hearing: Be mindful of your minerals

woman's hands chopping fresh, colorful vegetables

Studies show mineral-rich foods are helpful in preventing hearing loss but be sure to consult your physician before adding any supplements to your diet.

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Foods that boost hearing: Be mindful of your minerals

Studies show mineral-rich foods are helpful in preventing hearing loss but be sure to consult your physician before adding any supplements to your diet.

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Hearing loss charities that make an impact

Happy participants at a 2016 HLAA Walk4Hearing event

Want to make a difference for people who have hearing loss? Support organizations that put hearing loss and its challenges front and center, raising money and awareness for this important cause.

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Hearing loss charities that make an impact

Want to make a difference for people who have hearing loss? Support organizations that put hearing loss and its challenges front and center, raising money and awareness for this important cause.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Kevin Delcid

Satisfied hearing aid wearer, Kevin Delcid, and his family

Kevin Delcid tells his journey to better hearing, from the pain of losing his hearing as a young boy to the joy of hearing his young son call him "daddy."

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Kevin Delcid

Kevin Delcid tells his journey to better hearing, from the pain of losing his hearing as a young boy to the joy of hearing his young son call him "daddy."

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How to tell your parents they need hearing aids

adult son having serious conversation with father

If you need to tell your parents it's time to get hearing aids, there are right and wrong ways to approach this difficult conversation. Here are some tips for success.

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How to tell your parents they need hearing aids

If you need to tell your parents it's time to get hearing aids, there are right and wrong ways to approach this difficult conversation. Here are some tips for success.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Tom Webb

Happy hearing aid wearer, Tom Webb, and his wife, Fran.

Hearing aid wearer Tom Webb is an advocate for the hearing devices he wears and the audiologist who helped restore his ability to communicate with colleagues, friends and family.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Tom Webb

Hearing aid wearer Tom Webb is an advocate for the hearing devices he wears and the audiologist who helped restore his ability to communicate with colleagues, friends and family.

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