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Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss – Wed, Jul 5th 2017

Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is one of the most common health concerns that affects Americans. One in three adults over 65 have hearing loss, and…

Protect Your Kids' Ears: A Case for Swim Ear Plugs – Tue, Jun 27th 2017

Protect Your Kids’ Ears: A Case for Swim Ear Plugs
Summer wouldn’t be the same without the opportunity to spend some refreshing time in the water, whether it be at a…

This Father's Day Reconnect with Your Kids and Grandkids – Fri, Jun 16th 2017

This Father’s Day Reconnect with Your Kids and Grandkids

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with hearing loss and are now taking the steps to intervene…

A Potential Cure for Genetic Hearing Impairment – Mon, Jun 12th 2017

A Potential Cure for Genetic Hearing Impairment
Hearing loss in infants can greatly affect how a child learns language and interacts with the world around them. Particularly…

The Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss – Mon, Jun 5th 2017

The Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss
Most of us have heard medical professionals say that stress is a “silent killer.” Stress is insidious, radiating in many…

Why Are Restaurants So Loud? – Mon, Jun 5th 2017

Why Are Restaurants So Loud? 

Hearing specialists tell us that if you can’t hear someone an arm’s length away from you, then the environment you are in is too…

Things I Wish My Friends Knew About Hearing Loss – Tue, May 9th 2017

If you have hearing loss, you know it’s hard to explain it to someone else. They just don’t understand how it’s difficult for you to follow conversations, or that you get confused when there’s a lot of background noise. The American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) get it. In fact, for over 75 years they’ve recognized May as Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness around communication disorders, reduce stigma, and foster understanding and support.

Strange Causes of Hearing Loss – Tue, Apr 25th 2017

There are several causes of hearing loss that may strike people as a little strange! These causes of hearing loss may be less well known, but they are still very important a?? especially if any of them are conditions that affect you or are behaviors that you have adopted into your daily lives.

Noise Pollution in Cities Linked to Hearing Loss – Mon, Apr 17th 2017

A recent study found that city noise and hearing loss go hand in hand. Using Mimi, a smartphone app, thousands of people in cities around the world were encouraged to test their hearing, and the results show that the louder the city, the greater the degree of hearing loss for everyone, regardless of age or occupation.

Hearing Loss & Loud Music – Sat, Apr 8th 2017

More and more patients are being seen with what is called ‘noise induced hearing loss’ due to exposure to loud music.

Starkey's Halo 2 is a Finalist for Innovation Awards at SXSW – Mon, Mar 20th 2017

Starkey is one of our top hearing aid brands, and we recommend their innovative and stylish designs to many of our clients. For the ultimate in connectivity, Starkey’s Made…

Hearing Loss Rates Rising in Younger Generations – Sat, Mar 4th 2017

If you’re like most people, you assume that hearing loss is a problem that only seniors face. Perhaps a parent has hearing loss, and you believe many seniors started to…

Potential Link Between Youth Hearing Loss & Genetics – Thu, Feb 23rd 2017

One scientist has made an important discovery which changes the way we think about early onset hearing loss. Justin Pater, a PhD researcher at Memorial University, recently published a journal where he documents his discovery that a known gene mutation has the ability to make children develop hearing loss from the age of 3 or 4.

Medications Linked to Hearing Loss – Sat, Feb 18th 2017

Our hearing is one of the most important ways we connect with the world around us, and we rely on our ears to help us with everything we do, whether it’s conversations with…

Hearing Loss Doesn't Hold Teen Back from Music Aspirations – Mon, Feb 6th 2017

Anastasia’s story reminds us of two things: that hearing loss affects the young, although it tends to be relegated as a condition for the elderly; and that even with a hearing loss, we can pursue our passions.

A Healthy Diet Supports Your Hearing – Mon, Jan 23rd 2017

A couple of new studies have found that certain nutrients central to a healthy and balanced diet can contribute to protecting your hearing as well as reducing the risk of developing hearing loss. We’ll take a look at these two studies, and discuss the nutrient-rich foods that support healthy hearing.

Does Your Child Have Hearing Loss? If so, Is It Permanent? – Mon, Jan 16th 2017

Do you know the signs of hearing loss in babies and young children? Could your child be dealing with either a temporary or permanent hearing loss? Although it seems like a scary…

Earbuds, Headphones & Kids: How Loud is Too Loud? – Mon, Jan 9th 2017

It comes at no surprise that the kids of today use headphones and earbuds more frequently than their parents or even older millennials did at their age. According to a new study…

Need a New Year's Resolution? Take a Hearing Test – Thu, Dec 29th 2016

At the top of every resolution list in the new year is “stay fit and healthy.” Based on 2015’s survey results from Nielsen, 37% of respondents listed this as…

5 Common Noises that Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss – Sun, Dec 18th 2016

Did you know, though, that there are noises in our everyday life that could lead to permanent hearing loss? Here, we cover five common noises in your life that could permanently damage your hearing.