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Care and Maintenance of Hearing Aids
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Care and Maintenance of Hearing Aids

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR HEARING AIDS Maintaining your hearing aid is important in order to maintain optimum hearing and proper hygiene. Daily cleaning and regular service of your hearing aid will help to extend its life. Couple of tips for maintaining your hearing aids: Store your hearing aid in a safe place, such as a hard or soft...

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is Preventable
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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is Preventable

“Listen to Your Buds” Urges Consumer Electronics Show Attendees to Adopt Safe Listening Habits to Prevent Childhood Hearing Loss Written on the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association website January 2014 (Rockville, MD – January, 2014) – Amid the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the newest, most innovative technologies on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

Can Hearing Loss Be Harmful for Your Brain?
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Can Hearing Loss Be Harmful for Your Brain?

Think you may have hearing loss? Get a hearing test now to avoid brain tissue damage later on. Article written by Kristen Fischer for Healthline/Published on January 29, 2014 Hearing loss isn’t just an inconvenience—it could be harmful for your brain, too. A new study from Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute on Aging show that people...

Tinnitus: Constant Ringing in My Ears? Please Make It Stop!
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Tinnitus: Constant Ringing in My Ears? Please Make It Stop!

What is Tinnitus? Many people have heard ringing in their ears at one time or another, however, 10-15% of the adult population suffers from tinnitus and 70-85% of the hearing-impaired population report tinnitus (Henry, Dennis, & Schechter, 2005). Tinnitus is the ringing, buzzing, or chirping sound in your ears or head that does not have an...

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss When It Comes to Your Teen’s Music
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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss When It Comes to Your Teen’s Music

Study Examines Parental Perspectives on Adolescent Hearing Loss Risk Article found on Audiology Online published January 5, 2014. Despite the rising prevalence of acquired adolescent hearing loss, parents lack education on prevention strategies and few believe their adolescent is at risk, according to a study by Deepa L. Sekhar, M.D., M.Sc., of Penn State College...

Hearing Loss – By Toys????
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Hearing Loss – By Toys????

List of Toys That May Cause Hearing Loss Article found on AudiologyOnline, published December 17, 2013. 7 out of 18 toys tested increase the risk of hearing loss in less than 15 minutes. Saint Paul, MN–“Push my buttons and you won’t want to stop”, pleads the packaging on a cute and cuddly child’s toy. While...