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HLAA convention offers support and fellowship to people with hearing loss

Hundreds of people with hearing loss gathered for the 2018 HLAA convention dedicated to hearing loss advocacy, fellowship and camaraderie.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Dr. Phyllis Stern-Weisman

As the owner of North Suburban Hearing Service, in Niles, Illiinois, Dr. Stern-Weisman delivers a customized and creative experience to make sure her patients are always hearing their best.

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The basics of waterproof hearing aids

Do you need waterproof hearing aids? Learn about waterproof and water resistant hearing aids and how to keep your devices working their best.

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Oticon’s restaurant noise dilemma survey

Restaurants have become increasingly noisy. Find out about the restaurant noise dilemma and how to enjoy a night out even in the noisiest venues.

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Social security disability and hearing loss

If hearing loss is preventing you from working, find out if you qualify for important Social Security benefits and learn how to apply.

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The link between hearing loss and high healthcare costs

Hearing loss doesn't only affect your communication. Recent research says it can increase hospitalization and out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

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What is a decibel?

Decibels are a logarithmic way to express sound intensity or loudness. Learn about the decibel scale, the decibel levels of common sounds and how to prevent hearing loss.

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Retirement planning? Don't forget about cost of hearing aids

Add these hearing health strategies to your retirement plans while you're still working so that you can hear your best in retirement.

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Why do my ears feel clogged?

We explain four of the most common reasons why your ears feel clogged and why it’s important to have your hearing evaluated by a professional when they do.

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Hearing loss and accidental injury

A new study explores the connection between hearing loss and the risk of accidental injury.

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Turner syndrome and hearing loss

Turner syndrome affects 1 of every 2000-4000 female births and can cause hearing loss. Learn about Turner syndrome, available resources and how to find help for hearing loss.

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The history of hearing aid design

Today's hearing aids are marvels of technology. Take a look back in history to see the fascinating evolution of the modern hearing device.

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National Repeat Day: are your ears ready to celebrate?

Celebrating National Repeat Day this June can be great fun unless untreated hearing loss is the reason you need so much repetition.

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Top myths about hearing loss

Don't let misconceptions about hearing loss stand in the way of hearing your best. Learn the facts behind these common hearing loss myths.

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Summer holiday healthy hearing guide

Regardless of your summer plans, remember: it’s never a good idea to take a vacation from hearing health. Check out our tips for optimal hearing health for your summer holidays.

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Creating a hearing loss friendly wedding

It's wedding season! If you're planning a summer wedding, we've got tips to ensure your guests with hearing loss will have the same great experience as the rest of your guests.

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Hearing aid handling skills not necessarily related to experience

Confidence is the key to successful hearing aid use. If you know how to take ...

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Manatee Ear Center

Dr. Denise Parrish and her staff at Manatee Ear Center are ardent patient advocates who give clients ample time and resources to maximize their usable hearing and improve their quality of life.

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Is hearing loss inherited? Family history and hearing health

Family members can sometimes share risk factors for health conditions, including some that cause hearing loss. Here's why it's so important to understand your family health history.

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Healthy Hearing conversation | Harvey Patterson

Harvey Patterson knew he had hearing loss, but he didn’t think it was anybody’s else’s problem but his own -- until his grandson asked him a very revealing question.

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Why you don’t wear your hearing aids (and why you should)

Don’t let all the reasons you don't wear your hearing aids to interfere with your ability to enjoy what life has to offer, especially when you already have the solution. Here's how to put your hearing aids back to work again.

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What surgeries can correct hearing loss?

You may wonder if there are any surgeries that correct hearing loss. Here are the common ear surgeries that can restore lost hearing from specific causes.

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Study shows poor nutrition in early childhood could lead to hearing loss

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals a link between hearing loss and poor nutrition during childhood.

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How high stress can lead to hearing loss

Chronic stress is part of life for too many Americans. Besides harming your health, find out how it contributes to hearing loss.

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