How does Telemedicine Work?

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Have you been needing to see the doctor but don’t want to make a trip into the office? Today’s technology makes it easy for you to access great service from medical professionals without leaving the comfort of your own home. You can have telemedicine appointments …

ADA at 30. More Work to be Done on Hearing Loss

ADA at 30. More Work to be Done on Hearing Loss

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was founded in 1990. So this year the ADA is 30! The ADA raises awareness about disabilities, and protects the rights of Americans with disabilities. This includes people with hearing loss. The ADA ensures that people with hearing loss …

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 …

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

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Some people with hearing loss know that they need help with both ears. Whether or not they have perfectly symmetrical hearing loss, they can tell that neither side is able to hear clearly without assistance. However, other people have dramatically different hearing loss from one …

Hunters and Hearing Loss

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Many recreational activities come with hearing risks. Attending a sporting event at a large arena can be a risk for hearing loss, as can a concert or dance club. Even simply attending a bar or restaurant can be a hearing risk depending on the architecture, …

Hand Dryers Can Hurt Kids’ Ears

Ron Middleton Hearing Health

The times when we are exposed to extreme noise are undeniable. If you have ever stepped out of a loud concert, nightclub, or even a sporting event, you likely noticed just how quiet the surrounding world was in contrast. Your hearing might have even seemed …

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

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Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) or sudden deafness, affects about 0.5% of adults each year. The condition arises when a person “suddenly” cannot hear out of one or both ears. The far more common form of sensorineural hearing loss is a gradual process that develops …