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Nursing homes and hearing aids: What you need to know

Nursing home care can be a challenging transition if your loved one has hearing loss or wears hearing aids. Here are some tips for making sure they get the hearing care they need.

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Americans with Disabilities Act: Rights for those with hearing loss

Here's what you need to know about rights for people with hearing loss as an employee, parent or consumer under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA.

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Which hearing aids are best for me?

Do you know which hearing aids are the best? Before you decide, ask yourself these important questions and discuss them with your hearing care professional.

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Noise pollution causes hearing loss and affects health

Millions of Americans are exposed to noise pollution every day that causes hearing loss and a host of other health conditions. Find out how to reduce noise pollution and preserve your well-being.

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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.

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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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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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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

Don't procrastinate when it comes to your hearing health: Unaddressed hearing loss is linked to brain shrinkage, an increased risk of falls, and other negative health impacts.

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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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Which drugs cause hearing loss?

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

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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 resolution, a Healthy Hearing survey reveals health is their number one area of improvement and most acknowledge hearing health as important.

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