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Does Your Dad Have Hearing Loss?

Many of us have family members or friends that are a little hard of hearing – and it can be a sensitive topic to bring up. So what do you do when that person is your parent? This Father’s Day, … Continue reading

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Veteran Hearing Loss: A Silent Sacrifice

Hearing loss is one of the most common military service-related injuries. In fact, a report from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimated that more than 59,000 military personnel are on disability for hearing loss from Operation Iraqi … Continue reading

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Hearing Education & Awareness | May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

36 million Americans have hearing loss, but only 1 in 5 people who could benefit from a hearing aid actually wears one. Each May the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) promotes Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) to raise awareness … Continue reading

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One Year Later | The Boston Bombing Injury You Didn’t See

One week from today, 36,000 people will run the 118th Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon. Just one year ago, this iconic event was torn apart by a horrific bombing at the finish line. As we approach the anniversary, … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Stigma of Hearing Loss One Hearing Aid at a Time

More than 36 million Americans experience some form of hearing loss, according to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. But only 1 in 5 people that could benefit from a hearing aid actually wear one. Despite the … Continue reading

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Can Darkness Help Hearing Loss in Infants?

It is widely known that when you lose one sense, your other senses may become sharper. So, what if you could cure hearing loss by temporarily removing the ability to see? This is what researchers at the University of Maryland … Continue reading

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Do You Play the French Horn?

If so, you might want to think about protecting your hearing.  A research study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene has found that only 18% of people that play the French horn actually wear hearing protection.  Furthermore, … Continue reading

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