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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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New study shows sound deprivation can lead to permanent hearing loss

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

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Are your child's toys on the naughty list?

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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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Give the gift of hearing: foundations and charities

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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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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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Groundbreaking research proves use of hearing aids reduces risk of cognitive decline

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A new study proves the importance of treating hearing loss early when it comes to cognitive decline.

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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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New medicine shows promise in hearing loss treatment

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In the future, could treating some forms of hearing loss be as easy as taking a pill? We have the scoop on the latest research.

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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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Transcranial magnetic stimulation studied as tinnitus treatment

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Could a common treatment for depression be the answer to tinnitus relief? We dig into the latest research to find out.

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Start your conversation about hearing loss

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Imagine life in shorter conversations ... that's what guest writer Gael Hannan does!

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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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Can smartphones cause hearing loss?

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Studies have shown that smartphones, cell phones, and earbuds are leading to increased rates of hearing loss, but there are things you can do to protect yourself.

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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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New study shows hearing loss impacts brain function

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An important new study shows early hearing screening might prevent the brain reorganization and cognitive decline associated with hearing loss.

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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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New study shows a link between osteoporosis and sudden hearing loss

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The results of an important new study show that osteoporosis could raise your risk of sudden hearing loss.

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