Pool Time! Avoid Swimmer’s Ear with These Tips
June 18, 2017

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It’s summer time, and for most of us, that means we will spend some hot days in the pool. Pool time is a lot of fun, but it also comes with the risk of swimmer’s ear. Swimmer’s ear is a type of ear infection, caused by bacteria that breeds in the ear canal when moisture is trapped there. Here are some ways to make sure you prevent this painful infection.

Gene Therapy May be the Answer to Hearing Loss
June 5, 2017

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One billion people throughout the world are at risk of experiencing hearing loss at some point in their lives. Scientists have therefore been working to find solutions to this growing problem. Hearing aids and cochlear implants have seen rapid improvements and advances in technology, but they still merely mimic the hearing process, and don’t cure it. Complaints such as tinny or robotic-sounding voices and diminished enjoyment of music are urging another way to restore hearing.

Simple Steps to Protect and Preserve Your Hearing
May 23, 2017

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The key to preserving hearing is prevention. Once hearing function has been diminished or lost, there is no way to reverse it. Unfortunately many do not realize all of the easy things we can do to protect our hearing while we still have it. Here are a few simple steps to prevent hearing loss and protect your hearing health now, before it’s too late.

Undiagnosed Hearing Loss Associated with Social Isolation in Seniors
May 7, 2017

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Are you a socialite? If so, there may be another good reason to have your hearing (or the hearing of a loved one) tested.

Welcome to May: Better Hearing Month!
May 1, 2017

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With aging comes normal changes in hearing, as well as language and speech.