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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Sounds are all around us in our environments. Most sounds such as the television, phone ringing or household appliances may be at a safe level in terms of volume, however, sounds can be harmful when they are too loud. These sounds can damage sensitive structures in our inner ear, which can cause noise-induced hearing loss....

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?
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Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Do you require one hearing aid or two? If your audiologist has recommended two hearing aids because you have hearing loss in both ears this is not surprising. Plenty of research indicates that two hearing aids are better than one when you have hearing loss in both ears. Let me share with you why two...

Hearing Aids: Are People Happy with Them?
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Hearing Aids: Are People Happy with Them?

Hearing Aids and Patient Satisfaction According to Stats Canada the number of seniors aged 65 and over increased 14.1% between 2006 and 2011 to nearly 5 million. This rate of growth was higher than that of children in Canada. With the population getting older the prevalence of hearing loss is predicted to rise. The National Institute of Deafness...

Infant Sleep Machines Have Dangerous Noise Levels
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Infant Sleep Machines Have Dangerous Noise Levels

Noise levels of sleep machines may be too high according to research from Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital CBC News article Posted March 3, 2014 White noise machines used to help infants sleep are often capable of producing industrial-scale levels of sound that could have harmful effects to children overexposed to them, suggests a new study. The...