The Healthy Hearing Report

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

We also have in-depth general information on hearing loss, tinnitus, hearing aids, and hearing aid brands. See our full list of help pages.

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Your end-of-the-year hearing checklist

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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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Audiology: America's best career

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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

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

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Allied Hearing

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Healthy Hearing primer on hearing healthcare professionals

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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

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

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Healthy Hearing's favorite kids' books about hearing loss

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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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It takes teamwork: mainstreaming kids with hearing loss

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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

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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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Exercising with hearing aids

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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

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

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Little-known hearing and ear disorders

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

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Hope for musicians with hearing loss

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

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Hearing aid financing options

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

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