The Healthy Hearing Report

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

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How to tell your parents they need hearing aids

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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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Hearing loss and women | Celebrating International Women’s Day

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Changes in hearing can impact women's overall physical health and be an indicator of other chronic diseases and medical conditions.

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The best listening skills won’t help your untreated hearing loss

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If you have untreated hearing loss, your ability to listen can be profoundly affected, no matter how hard you try.

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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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Chocolate, wine and hearing loss

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Valentine's Day often means opening a bottle of red wine and a box of chocolates. Surprisingly, both can be good for your hearing health--in moderation, of course.

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Five tips for online dating with hearing loss

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Popular online dating can be great for people with hearing loss. Here are some tips for starting new relationships with honesty and confidence.

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My accidental triumph over tinnitus

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Author Glenn Schweitzer shares the coping approach he discovered accidentally for coping with stressful tinnitus.

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New test uncovers early hidden hearing loss

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Deficits in the binaural auditory processing system may signal early signs of hearing loss.

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Why do we have two ears?

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The ears are designed to pick up sounds and transmit them through waves into the brain, but do you ever wonder why we have two ears instead of one? 

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Is it possible? Can hearing aids be...sexy?

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By boosting these two vital elements of any healthy, loving relationship, hearing aids can indeed be sexy.

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Let the new year inspire a new start with your hearing loss

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Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration to move you forward on your hearing loss journey. The new year is a chance for new beginnings, and this includes for your hearing loss.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing Conversation | Associates in Hearing

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Hearing aid success stories, hearing conservation and a passion for patient service enhance hearing health in Landsdale, PA.

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College students at risk of "hidden" hearing loss

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Does your college student have hidden hearing loss? A new study explains why, and we'll tell you what they can do to protect their hearing health.

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What to do if you lose a hearing aid

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Losing a hearing aid can be stressful. If you lose one of your devices, keep a cool head and follow these tips to get back to hearing well as quickly as possible. 

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Struggling to understand speech? New study could explain why

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Not all speech misunderstanding is related to hearing loss. A new study shows just what might be going on in the brains of older adults.

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Protecting your hearing during football season

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Check out our tips on how to protect your hearing, ears and hearing aids while cheering on your favorite team.

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National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for those with hearing loss

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If you are a caregiver to someone with hearing loss, we have some information and tips that can help.

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Research shows link between hearing loss in moms and premature births

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The results of an important new study could help reduce low birth weight and premature births among women with hearing loss.

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Top ten tongue twisting terms you should know for your hearing health

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Whether or not these hearing health terms roll off your tongue easily, you’ll want to become familiar with how they’re pronounced and why they’re important.

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

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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

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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

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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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