There has been much recent research about how loud music can damage hearing, whether it's from attending multiple concerts with protecting your hearing or playing music too loudly through your headphones.
We seldom associate hearing loss with fun, but many popular recreational activities put people at risk for noise-induced hearing loss if they aren't properly protected.
Much more public attention is being paid to the troubling issue of noise-induced hearing loss, which has become especially relevant with the rise of sophisticated mp3 players, iPods and the widespread use of headphones and accessibility to loud music.
Sound occurs when the complex system inside our ears picks up vibrations in the air, which our brains interpret as the birds chirping, clacking keys on a computer and roaring traffic.
Healthy Hearing rounds up its segment on featured bloggers and authors with a comprehensive list.
Unlike other forms of pollution, which often prompt visible effects, noise pollution is invisible and thus less noticeable.
Hearing Associates focuses on providing compassionate care to individual patients with a focus on the patient as a whole person.
Healthy Hearing rounds out its featured author series with a focus on writer, mother and public speaker, Karen Putz.
Healthy Hearing features two bloggers who invite readers into their life with hearing loss and a service dog.
Oticon's latest hearing aid release allows for a mid-line price range with complete customization.
Healthy Hearing highlights two websites providing individuals with news and product releases impacting the Deaf world.
Family Hearing Services, Inc. serves the general Elko, Nev., region with individually-focused care so patients can find the best solution for their hearing loss.
Katherine Bouton discusses how hearing loss impacted her professional life and why it was so important to her book.
Healthy Hearing takes a look at bloggers who are busy juggling their professional lives and their hearing loss.
Aging isn't the only cause of hearing loss. Sometimes, illnesses and traumatic accidents can also damage your ability to hear!
People without hearing loss may not be aware of the obstacles of the condition when it comes to daily activities.
Shanna Groves isn't just a lip reader or mom, she's the lip reading mom.
Healthy Hearing continues it's featured bloggers series with a look into living with hearing loss in adulthood.
Hearing loss impacts individuals of every age, sex, race and social status. These featured bloggers detail how hearing loss impacts their lifestyles.
Carol Clifford has been in the hearing healthcare industry for more than 30 years, giving her the chance to see technology change and the ability to regain hearing improve.
Middle school student Regan Brady isn't like most adolescents her age; not only does she have cochlear implants, but she's already published a book.
Healthy Hearing highlights three bloggers detailing their accounts raising children with hearing loss.
The 2013 Oticon Summer Camp brought together 96 audiology students from more than 30 universities across the US for a five-day knowledge-sharing event in Keystone, Colo.
Healthy Hearing kicks off September with a close-up look at some of the best blogs about living with cochlear implants.