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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Did you know that over 80% of hearing loss cases stand to benefit from proper diagnosis and treatment? Unfortunately, hearing loss is not a high priority when we think of our general health. A multitude of contributing factors such as lack of information to negative stereotypes to ignorance to prohibitive costs. Currently, 1 in 5 adults in America is living …

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Talking About Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Based on a study by the Eye and Ear researchers of Massachusetts, there are effective methods to help you open doors to better communication for yourself and those around you. The study involved over 300 participants using a survey containing about 15 questions and resulting in 3 strategies to help combat the struggle of those with hearing loss. As intimidating …

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Throughout the month of May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association of America (ASHA) wants to help you focus on the health of your hearing throughout your life. The main goal is to illuminate the public on the subject of hearing health and our need to attend to it consistently throughout our lifetime. Access to resources, trending news on hearing technologies, and …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards  

Work can be a noisy place at times, especially if you work in certain industries. While you might complain about it occasionally to your work colleagues, it could actually be damaging your ears. Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. It’s important to remember that if unaddressed, your boss could actually be breaking the …