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Smartphone Apps to Assist with Hearing

Do you struggle with hearing loss? Ever wished there was an app for that? Join the iPhone generation, and download some of these cool apps that will help you with everything from communication to entertainment, and let your smartphone do the hard work for you. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and no one wants …

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Noise Pollution in Cities Could Lead to Hearing Loss

Have you ever wondered if the place you live is affecting your hearing? A recent study in The Lancet revealed that those living in cities have a high chance of developing hearing loss, and at younger ages. MedicalXpress reports that people living in major cities are 64% more likely to experience hearing loss! Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the …

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Commit to Communication, Invest in Hearing Aids

Spring is here, and with it comes Better Hearing and Speech month. Every May for over 75 years the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates an entire month to raising awareness about communication disorders like hearing loss and works to increase treatment, advocating to reduce the stigma surrounding hearing loss. This year’s theme is Communication: The Key to Connection. …

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Size Matters: A New Generation of Sleek Hearing Aids

If you’ve been living with hearing loss, what’s holding you back from getting hearing aids and enjoying all the sounds around you? Hearing technology is designed to make your life better and improve your hearing, not create anxiety. Today’s hearing devices aren’t your grandmother’s hearing aids you would never want to wear, those unsightly devices behind her ear that whistled …

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Iron Deficiency Anemia May be Linked with Hearing Loss

You might be familiar with the common causes of hearing loss, like noisy workplaces or crowded city streets. You’ve felt the ringing in your ears after a concert or sports event, and had trouble hearing normal sounds after an afternoon with earbuds in your ears. In fact, hearing loss affects 20% of Americans! But this is only part of the …

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Improving Emergency Services for People with Hearing Impairment

Calling 911 should be easy for everyone. Pick up the phone, dial three digits, and get immediate help for your emergency. But for those in the hard of hearing community or those who struggle with hearing loss, calling 911 can be a stressful experience that leaves you feeling helpless. Imagine it’s the middle of the night and your hearing aids …

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Loud Music

Loud music and hearing loss. Common sense will tell you that they’re linked, as more teenagers and young adults are complaining about hearing loss brought on by unsafe listening practices. From earbuds draped around their necks 24/7 to those rocking concerts or pumping bars and clubs, the younger generations of today are more at risk of hearing loss than ever …

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Hearing Loss: The Invisible Epidemic Affecting Millions

Have you ever felt like you’re the only person in the world who struggles to hear? You can’t spot anyone else with hearing loss, and that’s exactly what makes this an “invisible epidemic.” While everyone seems to be easily interacting with friends and colleagues, the truth is over 37 million Americans have hearing loss, and just like you they’re doing …

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Hearing Loss is Under Treated Nationally and Why You Should Get a Hearing Test

Having hearing loss might not seem like such a big deal to you. Maybe you don’t always hear the phone ring, or your spouse gets upset when you ask them to repeat themselves again, but other than that your hearing loss isn’t affecting you, right? Wrong. Hearing loss impacts all areas of your life, and avoiding treating your hearing loss …