YOUR HEARING HEALTH: WORTH THE INVESTMENT
January 23, 2019

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Hearing loss is a fairly common phenomenon among American adults, yet only about 20% of those suffering from hearing damage are using any type of hearing aid.

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HEARING RESOLUTIONS FOR 2019
January 15, 2019

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With a new year comes a time to reflect on our old patterns and how to update our habits and improve ourselves. Do you typically make New Year’s Resolutions, and what is your track record at sticking to them?

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NOISE POLLUTION AND HEARING HEALTH
December 17, 2018

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There is noise pollution everywhere we go: there are even “noise-cancelling” features in our earbuds and headphones that filter out background noises for us. If we are exposed to unwanted noises for too long, it can be very irritating. No matter what the noise pollution: airplanes overhead or traffic from a nearby road, a dog barking or a lawnmower in a neighbor’s yard-- noise pollution is ubiquitous.

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COULD DRINKING ALCOHOL AFFECT YOUR HEARING?
December 1, 2018

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Now that the holiday season is in full swing, there is no shortage of holiday parties and gatherings, and the alcohol often flows freely at such events. We use alcohol for lots of special occasions: we ring in the new year with champagne, on vacation we may appreciate a glass of wine with dinner. We may even have a cocktail to unwind. Studies have shown that there can be benefits to alcohol in moderation, though drinking too much can also result in serious health implications.

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HOLIDAY PARTIES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
November 21, 2018

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During the holidays, family gatherings and parties abound. For those with hearing loss these festivities may be a source of stress and insecurity. The constant concentration required to focus on conversation with a lot of background noise can be exhausting and overwhelming. Because of this, many people with hearing loss may avoid parties and holiday gatherings altogether.

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