A Campaign to Make Listening Safe for All

A Campaign to Make Listening Safe for All

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Do you have unsafe listening practices? The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to make listening safe for all. They’re running a campaign to make listening safer for everyone. They’re working with researchers and audiologists to raise awareness about hearing loss, and help people learn more …

How Does Active Noise Cancelling Work?

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How much noise do you experience on a daily basis? Many people who grew up in a city might say “not that much,” when in fact they’re inundated with it. Those who came of age in a quieter place and then transplanted to the city …

Athletes and Hearing Loss

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If you love sports whether it’s a hobby or a profession, you know how important it is to be able to hear the world around you. The easier you can locate the source of a sound, whether it be a speeding ball, a teammate or …

The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

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We humans are social beings. We rely on shared experience to flourish and thrive. The richness of our social life and interactions can contribute to our mental and physical health.  This cannot be more true as we age, but sadly for many older Americans socialization …

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How Hearing Loss Affects Communication

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Do you struggle to hear when someone’s speaking to you? Can you hear the phone ringing, and your spouse calling to you from another room? If you have hearing loss, you know that it’s affecting communication. Even simple conversations lead to misunderstandings, and you have …

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Noise Pollution & Hearing Loss

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As the world around us advances, there’s mounting evidence that the environmental noise we are producing along the way could cause lasting damage to our hearing. Rates of hearing loss in young people is on a sharp rise, and population rates of hearing impairment are …

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Hearing Loss Set to Double by 2060 in the US

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According to research from John Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, the rate of hearing loss in the United States is set to nearly double by the year 2060. Extrapolated from current statistics on hearing loss, research found that hearing impairment will be affecting 44 million Americans …