The Healthy Hearing Report

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The (not-so-secret) passion behind Nyle DiMarco’s Dancing With the Stars success

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DiMarco uses the universal language of dance to change the hearing world’s perception of what it means to be Deaf – and he just might win the Mirrorball trophy in the process.

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Hearing aids changed my life

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Wearing hearing aids has been such a positive experience for Marie Redfern, she wants to encourage others with hearing loss to try them, too.

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Hearing aid history: From ear trumpets to digital technology

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See how the history of hearing aid technology has progressed over the years -- from non-electric ear trumpets to today's digital hearing aids.

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Sue Thomas | Breaking barriers with faith, perseverance and a sense of humor

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Deaf since the age of 18 months, Sue Thomas became a champion roller skater, concert pianist and FBI agent.

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New device delivers medicine directly to the inner ear

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A new invention can deliver drugs to the previously inaccessible inner ear.

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Linda Bove: One woman's impact on public awareness

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In honor of Women's History Month, we are profiling a pioneer of public awareness for Deaf culture. Linda Bove is a groundbreaking actress and an accomplished owner, producer and thespian of the country’s most renowned theater of the deaf.

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When to take your child to a hearing professional

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There are a number of reasons why your child may develop hearing loss. It’s important to seek help as soon as you notice a potential problem.

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Study shows hearing loss affects infant babble

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An important new study about the role of baby babble in language development highlights the importance of early intervention for hearing loss.

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What goes into the cost of hearing aids?

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First time buyers of hearing aids often experience sticker shock, especially in combination with news that their insurance company won't offset the cost. In this article, we dig deeper into the elements that determine the cost of hearing aids.

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Four common causes of temporary hearing loss in children - and what to do when they occur

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If your child experiences any of these common causes, take heart – then take action.

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Telephone hearing test delivers accurate results

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We have the scoop on the easy and accurate hearing test you can take in the privacy of your own home.

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Why you should learn sign language

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Whether you teach your baby to sign or learn ASL to communicate with a deaf friend or family member, you are using a full-bodied form of communication that will enhance your relationship as it improves your mind and spirit.

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The common chronic health condition that often goes untreated

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Read about how leaving this common chronic health condition untreated can cost you more than just a few missed words.

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Survey shows most Americans value their hearing, but fail to protect it

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We conducted a national survey to find out how Americans feel about their hearing, and the results were shocking.

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Noise and indoor sports this winter

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Before you head out to the big game, make sure hearing protection is part of your game plan.

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FDA approves sale of laser hearing aids

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Laser hearing aid technology is finally on the market, and we have the scoop on how it might just change the way you hear.

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How hearing loss is different than losing your vision

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If you can buy a pair of readers from the drugstore for your vision, why can’t it be that simple for your hearing?

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Helping your loved one with hearing loss prepare for disasters

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Preparing for disasters doesn’t take much time or money, but the dividends you reap are well worth the extra effort.

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New research links hearing loss to an increased risk of falls

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Could untreated hearing loss could be affecting your balance? We have the latest research, and how hearing aids can help.

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Consumer Reports & Hearing Aids: Hear well in a noisy world

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Despite some challenges, the majority of participants in a Consumer Reports study find they are “highly satisfied” with their hearing aids.

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Study shows seniors in denial about hearing loss

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The latest research shows that overcoming the denial of hearing loss is an important step on the pathway to treatment.

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Hearing loss in early adulthood

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Having hearing aids as a younger adult can be remarkably different from having hearing aids as an older adult.

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Hearing safety at school

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Equipping your child’s teachers, bus drivers and coaches with a few safety tips can help protect their hearing and give you peace of mind.

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The top spots for hearing-loss-friendly vacations

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Going somewhere? If you have problems hearing, you may want to put these five destinations on your bucket list.

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