Monthly Archives: August 2016

We should all listen to our centenarians – including our National Parks

What can you hear in a 100-year-old park? Quite a lot, it turns out. On August 16, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National Park Service. This new federal bureau would be part of the Department … Continue reading

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Roller Coasters and Hearing Loss

Here’s a fun fact: National Roller Coaster Day is August 16! Sure the adrenaline-boost is exhilarating stuff, but have you ever wondered if those ridiculous rolls, tight twists, and dreadful descents affect your hearing? While there was one reported case of ear … Continue reading

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“It’s like my hearing is almost 3D”

Call this is a technology success story. That’s how Erin Carrigan might say it: technology that moves forward in small steps until that one really big leap. Erin Carrigan of Buchanan, Michigan works in healthcare and is a student at … Continue reading

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“It’s All About the Music”

Stephen Straus begins each day with a commute by train. It’s about an hour from his home in Hyde Park to his job in downtown Chicago—and all those train rides mean hours of music. But Mr. Straus lives with hearing … Continue reading

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August 1 is Respect for Parent’s Day. What does Respect Sound Like?

August 1 is Respect for Parents day. What’s not to like about that? What a safe, inoffensive holiday, right? And yet for aging parents with hearing loss, respect can be a difficult balance – especially as their relationships with their … Continue reading

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