The Healthy Hearing Report

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The hidden healthcare cost behind untreated hearing loss

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A groundbreaking new study has revealed untreated hearing loss leads to significantly higher healthcare costs for adults.

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Dancing to your own beat

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Gallaudet University dancers use American Sign Language, passion and dance to create artistic performances people of all hearing abilities can appreciate.

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Ten rules for improving family communication

Ten rules for improving family communication

When you're a family member coping with the hearing loss of a loved one, you may encounter frustration, the feeling of being ignored, separation from the relationship and isolation from daily family life.

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Hearing loss affects the entire family

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When a family member has a hearing loss, treated or untreated, the loss impacts the entire family and communication skills are put to the test.

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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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The lifetime cost of hearing aids versus other electronics

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A reader asked us to compare several common expenses to the cost of hearing aids. What we found might surprise you!

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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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Mother's Day: Help your mom be part of the conversation

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If your mother has hearing loss, read our tips to give her the best possible Mother's Day.

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Australian study highlights impact of early intervention for children with hearing loss

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A new longitudinal study of children with hearing loss in Australia shows the efficacy of early diagnosis and intervention.

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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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Top five occupations causing hearing loss

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Some occupations are more dangerous than others when it comes to hearing loss. Check out our top five.

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Is hearing loss self-diagnosable?

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If you’re not hearing well or friends and family are urging you to get your hearing checked, don’t rely on self-diagnosis. It’s time to see a hearing healthcare professional.

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Tips for navigating your workplace with hearing loss

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In the workplace, those with hearing loss must advocate for themselves, be organized and have a good attitude to ensure success.

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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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Help to ease tinnitus suffering

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If you have tinnitus, don't let the ringing in your ears drive you crazy. Seek help from an audiologist who specializes in treating patients with tinnitus.

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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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Timeline of a hearing aid: from concept to completion

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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?

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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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Five ways to give the gift of hearing

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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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Gifts for your valentine with hearing loss

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

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