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How to troubleshoot common hearing aid problems

Before you take your hearing aid in for repair, check to see if you can fix the problem yourself.

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How an audiologist recommends the perfect hearing aids for you

Ears come in all shapes and sizes--and so do the various types of hearing aids. Your audiologist will make sure your hearing aids provide high-quality sound and are comfortable to wear.

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Five ways hearing aids may help you live longer

If you’re diagnosed with hearing loss and the prescription is hearing aids, start wearing them sooner rather than later. Here are five ways hearing aids may help you live better, for longer.

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How to make your holiday dinner hearing loss friendly

Tips and tricks to make your holiday dinner hearing friendly for guests who have hearing loss and wear hearing aids.

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Protect yourself from hearing hazards in your home

Even common household appliance decibel levels can be harmful to your hearing over time

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Don't let hearing loss take away the sounds of the season

The holidays are a time when people with untreated hearing loss miss out on a lot of the most wonderful seasonal sounds.

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The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

If you’re one of the more than 30 million Americans who has diabetes, you may want to keep a close watch on your hearing.

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How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

Hearing loss adds a layer of complication to a diagnosis of dementia. Treatment with hearing aids or ALDs can improve quality of life for adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

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The ABCs of how to read an audiogram

Do you know how to read an audiogram? Let Healthy Hearing teach you how to read and interpret the results of your hearing test so you can better understand your hearing loss.

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How to use headphones with hearing aids

With all of the different headphones on the market today, which ones work best with hearing aids? That all depends upon what type of hearing aids you wear.

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Hearing assistance dogs are changing lives

Some furry, four-legged friends are much more than housepets, providing service for individuals with a wide range of disabilities including those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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New hotline for parents of kids with hearing loss

AG Bell’s Julie Swaim is putting her personal experience of raising a son with hearing loss to work for other parents who find themselves in the same situation.

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Ear candling? Candles belong on the dinner table, not in your ears

Healthcare experts say ear candling is dangerous and ineffective.

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How hearing loss affects school performance

Studies show that hearing loss has a profoundly negative affect on school performance, but early intervention can help. Find out how hearing loss and learning are connected.

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Educational audiologist: an important resource for your child with hearing loss

Because educational audiology is a related service under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), your child is entitled to have access to an EdAud.

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Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils

Using light to target hearing issues may sound farfetched, but it’s not. Scientists say the new field of optogenetics could create cochlear implants that give people more natural hearing abilities.

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Wearing earplugs can be cool

Most hearing loss is preventable. Shari Eberts tells you how easy (and cool!) it can be to wear hearing protection that can prevent hearing loss.

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Swedish study finds improved hearing in older adults

A recent study in Sweden offers more evidence that hearing loss is not inevitable. Find out why prevalence of hearing loss is on the decline in Sweden.

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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.

Hearing Center Interview

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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