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Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:05
behind the ear hearing aid

Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids are one of the most traditional types of hearing aids on the market. Learn more about BTE devices and technology in our latest post!

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 17:00

Do you or someone you know suffer from constant ‘ringing ears’ or other noises that no one else around can hear?  If so, you may be one of 50 million Americans that is affected by Tinnitus.  An article by hearingcareblog.com has more information on the causes and treatment options available to Tinnitus sufferers.  

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:13

Hearing loss should not be a reason to hold yourself back from a relationship. This couple is a perfect example of how hearing loss can influence a relationship in unique and rewarding ways. When Molly looks at Nate, she doesn't see his hearing loss, she sees his great sense of humor and passion for life. Watch their video to learn more about the special set of challenges and rewards that they've faced together!

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:44

Have you put off getting a hearing aid because you don't want people at work to know that you have hearing loss? Or, do you know someone whose hearing loss is leading to misunderstandings? Learn tips for improving communication with the people around you!

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:15

If your child has hearing loss, a few extra precautions can help them have a safe and happy Halloween. Read our trick-or-treating tips!

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:11
Superhero with hearing loss Sapheara

Children with hearing loss have a new superhero to look up to! Sapheara, a superheroine with cochlear implants, will appear in a one-time comic that was developed through a partnership between Marvel and the Children's Hearing Institute in New York City. The comic seeks to boost the confidence of hearing-impaired children, educate the public about the many hearing solutions available today, and decrease the stigma of wearing a hearing aid.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:06

As a Doctor of Audiology with 21 years of experience, naturally I would have an interest in the effects that hearing loss has on one’s ability to effectively communicate with family, friends, and co-workers. In summary, the authors conclude that the increased incidence of dementia in the hearing impaired subjects is possibly due to the strain of deciding sounds over the years which may overwhelm the brain.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:06

“It’s not really so much about not being able to hear – it’s more about not being able to understand”. My father and I were talking on the phone when he made this remark about progressive hearing loss – something we talk about a lot these days. He has worn hearing aids for decades and now aged 90 his loss of hearing is what he describes as ‘significant’.

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:21

Engineers in Canada have built a chin strap that harnesses energy from chewing and turns it into electricity. Dr Aidin Delnavaz and Dr Jeremie Voix, mechanical engineers at the École de Technologie Supérieure in Montreal, Canada, suggest that jaw movements are a promising candidate for harvesting natural energy.

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:21
Hearing Loss Awareness Miss America

Three women competing in this year’s Miss America pageant — airing Sunday night — are using their platforms to raise awareness of their health conditions. Miss Kentucky, Ramsey Carpenter, doesn’t let her 2010 diagnosis with multiple sclerosis slow her down. “But MS does not have me.” She’s excelled so much since her diagnosis with the progressive neurological condition that she won Wednesday’s primary talent competition with her fiddle skills.

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