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Hearing in the animal kingdom

From cats and birds to insects, reptiles and dolphins, the way each species hears varies according to their environment and need for survival.

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Young boy's fundraising efforts help provide hearing health for Guatemala residents

Kind-hearted 11-year old Braden Baker raised more than $75 thousand and accompanied five audiologists on a trip to Guatemala to serve those in dire need of hearing care.

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Hearing loss across the generations

Hearing loss affects people of every age, but different generations can have their own unique circumstances and causes for hearing loss.

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Emotional effects of untreated hearing loss

The emotional effects of hearing loss are far-reaching. Learn how untreated hearing loss can affect your emotions and what to do to get back to a high quality of life.

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The pros and cons of small hearing aids

Learn about the pros and cons of wearing small hearing aids and how to tell if they are right for your hearing and lifestyle needs.

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Cupid's tips for a healthy hearing Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is about reconnecting. These tips will help you plan the perfect hearing loss friendly date with your spouse or partner.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Corry Wilcox, AuD

A strict adherence to best practices and positive outcomes as well as counseling and humor are reasons why patients choose Audiology Associates in Lancaster, Ohio for their hearing healthcare needs.

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Common causes of sensorineural hearing loss

Find out the potential causes of sensorineural hearing loss which accounts for 90 percent of all hearing loss in the United States.

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Hearing loss and heart disease

Learn about the connection between heart disease and hearing loss. There are steps you can take now to improve your heart health through cardiovascular fitness and minimize the risk of hearing damage.

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The link between migraines and hearing loss

Research shows those who suffer from migraines may be at increased risk for developing hearing loss Find out the connection between migraine headaches and hearing loss.

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How to talk to your spouse about hearing loss

Communication is key when hearing health is at stake. Set the stage for a productive discussion about hearing health, whether it's about your spouse's hearing or your own.

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The Super Bowl and hearing loss

The Super Bowl has several connections to hearing loss, including potential threats to hearing health and inspiring stories of success.

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The best smartphone decibel meter apps to measure noise levels

Today's mobile technology means you can always know when you're in a hazardous noise environment. Here are some great decibel and sound meter smartphone apps for measuring noise levels.

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Spider silk could offer breakthrough in hearing aid microphones

Binghamton University researchers take a cue from nature to improve upon current hearing aid microphone technology.

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Top three temporary hearing loss causes

Even temporary hearing loss can be alarming. Here's why sudden hearing loss can happen and what you can do.

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Tinnitus spikes: solving a difficult problem

Glenn Schweitzer of Rewiring Tinnitus shares his tips and tools for dealing with tinnitus spikes and identifying your personal tinnitus triggers.

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The role of hearing care in hospice

Hearing loss can affect a hospice patient's quality of care and the connections that are so important with family, medical professionals and caregivers.

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Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

Procrastination when it comes to your hearing loss can be mentally, physically and economically unhealthy. Of all the things you avoid doing this year, make sure tending to your hearing health isn’t one of them.

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Brain training may help seniors understand better in noisy places

New study suggests brain can remap itself to help people with hearing loss deal with background noise.

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What drugs cause hearing loss

Hearing loss side effects of ototoxic medication and drugs. Find out which drugs can cause temporary or permanent hearing loss.

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Why you should wear two hearing aids

Wearing two hearing aids makes sense if you have hearing loss in both ears. Here are all the reasons why two is better than one.

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How to host hearing loss friendly holiday parties

With some pre-planning and common sense, these tips will help you host holiday parties that are hearing loss friendly.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Mary Carson Au.D.

Respect and care, coupled with best practices and the latest hearing aid technologies, is key to Clarity Audiology and Hearing Solutions’ success.

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New Year’s resolutions and hearing health

Like the majority of Americans who will make at least one 2018 resolution, Healthy Hearing survey reveals health is their number one area of improvement and most acknowledge hearing health as important.

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