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A Thanksgiving feast for your ears

Thanksgiving can be the most indulgent and anticipated meal of the year. If you do it right, you'll also nourish your sense of hearing with the proper nutrients while you give thanks.

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Microtia and atresia awareness: what you need to know

Mother of two, support group founder and advocate hopes awareness of microtia and atresia will make the public more accepting of those with these congenital birth defects of the ear.

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Research shows severity of tinnitus is related to emotional processing

Research shows that the impact tinnitus has on your life could be a matter of how your brain processes emotions.

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Sound Pharmaceuticals makes inroads in hearing loss prevention

A new compound intended to prevent noise-induced hearing loss reaches a new milestone in clinical trials.

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Safety tips for a healthy hearing Halloween

Halloween means spook-tacular fun for people of all ages! Mark off the items on our safety checklist before heading out for parties with friends or trick-or-treating.

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Diabetics twice as likely to have hearing loss

Research shows a link between diabetes and hearing loss. Learn about the connection and what you can do to protect your hearing.

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Negative stigma is concern for people with hearing loss

Negative stigma associated with hearing aids is one of the biggest reasons people put off getting help for their hearing loss. Find out what causes the stigma and how you can overcome it.

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Retirement and your hearing health

Thinking about retiring soon? Don’t forget to plan for hearing healthcare needs with these tips.

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Penn State’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy

A new two-week summer program, which debuted this July in America’s heartland, laid a foundation for its students that will last a lifetime.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Dr. Ronna Fisher

Growing up with a father who had untreated hearing loss is the inspiration behind Dr. Ronna Fisher's drive to help her fellow Chicagoans hear their best. Learn about her thriving practice and how she helps those in need.

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Consumers value professional care in a post-OTC hearing aid world

Will new legislation favoring OTC hearing aids change the way consumers shop for hearing care? Healthy Hearing surveyed consumers to find out.

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The impact of hearing loss on relationships

Hearing loss does not occur in a vacuum. Is untreated hearing loss causing unnecessary harm to your relationship?

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Made for iPhone processor by Cochlear

Cochlear implant wearer Mathias Bahnmueller and audiologist Laurel Mahoney explain why the world's first Made for iPhone sound processor from Cochlear is life-changing for many.

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Understanding Diplacusis

Sometimes called "double hearing," diplacusis is a form of hearing loss that causes our ears to hear sounds so differently it creates a disturbing two-sound experience.

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Hearing loss and hearing aids: everything you were afraid to ask

If you're too shy to ask, never fear! Here are answers to five common questions about hearing loss and how it's treated.

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Can you restore your lost hearing?

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was an instant way to restore your lost hearing? Find out why some hearing can't be restored and about the best available solutions.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Mandy Harvey uses music to create community

Deaf singer, songwriter and motivational speaker Mandy Harvey uses her personal journey to help others overcome their personal barriers.

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The best apps for learning sign language

Today's smart phone apps make learning sign language convenient and interactive. We've reviewed the best apps for learning sign language here.

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Celebrate self improvement month by maximizing your hearing health

Medical research suggests caring for your sense of hearing can make you happier, healthier and wealthier, so here are some ways to celebrate Self Improvement Month.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Susan Boggia

Patient-centered care in a home-like atmosphere is just what the doctor ordered for residents of Glens Falls.

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The importance of Deaf culture

The language shared by people in the Deaf community is complex and complete, their social interactions are inclusive and personal – so please don’t try to fix them.

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Staying healthy and safe with hearing loss

Hearing loss, when left untreated, affects you in many ways. Here's how better hearing can help you live a safe and healthy lifestyle.

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The best apps for phone captioning

Smartphone apps provide people with hearing loss on-the-go captioning services with in-call and movie options. Here are our latest pics for the best captioning apps.

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How deafness encourages intentional and thoughtful communication

A lifelong expert in multimodal communication, Rachel Kolb talks about why deafness is far from being a disability. Find out how it can foster ingenuity and creativity when it comes to connecting with others.

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