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Study shows hearing loss affects infant babble

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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Timeline of a hearing aid: from concept to completion

From concept to completion, making a hearing aid can take more than ten years and involve as many as 500 engineers, consumers, hearing healthcare professionals and retailers.

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What goes into the cost of hearing aids?

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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Study shows risk of hearing loss for hunters

Read about a study that reveals the startling statistics on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in hunters, and the science behind it.

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

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

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Five ways to give the gift of hearing

Advocating, contributing, donating, assisting and modeling are great ways to promote hearing health to those you love as well as to those you may never meet.

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Show your loved ones you care: Get hearing aids!

Read how getting hearing aids can benefit those you love and show them how much you care.

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Gifts for your valentine with hearing loss

Support your loved one with hearing loss on Valentine's day with a gift that says you care.

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Telephone hearing test delivers accurate results

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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Exercise your ears: Apps and games to keep hearing sharp

Hearing loss is no joke, but there's no reason keeping your hearing healthy can't be fun with these exercises and games.

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Why you should learn sign language

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

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

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New study shows sound deprivation can lead to permanent hearing loss

A new study shows how that simple earwax blockage or ear infection could have long term consequences for your hearing.

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Hearing Loss in Portland | Be part of the conversation

Enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s beauty in Portland, a city known for an extensive park system, award winning mass transit system, and short city blocks punctuated with public art and old fashioned statuary, fountains, bridges and parks.

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Are your child's toys on the naughty list?

Are these loud toys on your child's list for Santa? Check out the 2015 Noisy Toy List and our toy shopping guidelines for healthy hearing.

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Hearing Loss in Baltimore | Be part of the conversation

Once an important seaport during the American Civil War, today’s Baltimore offers a variety of Civil War-era attractions and history for the more than 11 million tourists who visit every year.

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Give the gift of hearing: foundations and charities

If you’re one of the 69 percent of Americans who donate to charity and are looking for a worthwhile cause this holiday season, consider giving to a hearing health foundation or charity.

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Give the gift of hearing this holiday season

Sometimes the most important presents don't come wrapped. We have tips on how you can give the gift of healthy hearing to your loved one this season.

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Christmas gifts to promote hearing health awareness

Toys, jewelry, books and philanthropy for the person with or without hearing loss on your holiday gift list.

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New study looks at outcomes for kids with hearing loss

A groundbreaking new study could change the outcome for millions of kids with hearing loss.

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Hearing loss in Seattle | Be part of the conversation

Residents say it doesn’t rain ALL the time in Seattle, but it wouldn’t hurt to pack an umbrella and a rain coat just in case.

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Book on hearing loss in the workplace offers wisdom for all

Gordon Eddie and Adrian Hill’s “Breaking the Sound Barrier, Succeeding at Work with Hearing Loss” is a small but powerful book full of very effective tools for communication for everyone.

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Generous donations help to fund hearing loss research centers

Read about the new, cutting-edge hearing research center planned at Johns Hopkins, and how generous benefactors are helping hearing loss research across the country.

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Hearing loss in Los Angeles | Be part of the conversation

The City of Angels is full of diverse, cultural experiences which cater to a variety of ages, cultures and sensitivities.

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