Is Your Ear a Window Into Your Heart?

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At the age of 60, Michael had always considered himself to have perfect hearing. The family often joked that he could hear a whisper from the other room. So, you can imagine his shock when he developed sudden hearing loss last month. When…

Is an Ear Blockage Causing Your Hearing Loss?

A 30-year-musician in the U.K. recently walked into her doctor's office. Over the past seven days, she had begun to have trouble hearing in one ear. She was experiencing what she believed to be tinnitus, which many people experience as ringing,…

Treating Hearing Loss Could Improve Your Memory

I walk into a room and forget why I came in there. I sometimes misplace my keys. I've forgotten a friend's birthday and felt very bad about it. Like most people, I, too, struggle with glitchy memory from time to time. It's these moments that…

Ears Ringing or Buzzing? All About Tinnitus and Hearing Loss

What is this ringing in my ears? Carl had been hearing the sound for weeks. It got even louder when he turned the TV off.  His wife, Sonja, insisted she couldn't hear it. She suggested some home remedies that her mother used to cope with…

Stress and Your Hearing – What You Need to Know During the Pandemic

I know I'm not alone in saying these have been a stressful several weeks. Like you, I've needed to make sacrifices to keep my family, my patients and staff, and myself safe. Social distancing. Limiting trips. Extra precautions at the grocery…

The Future of Hearing Healthcare 2020

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It's been over two years now since the OTC hearing aid act became law. The Act gave the FDA three years to establish guidelines for approving OTC hearing aids as safe and effective. At this time, the FDA says it has not approved any OTC…

Study identifies 44 genes linked to age-related hearing loss

These 44 genes may explain why we lose our hearing as we age

Why Your Business Needs A Custom Hearing Protection Plan

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The real reason that businesses are turning to custom hearing protection plans.
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Ways You Can Make Life Easier for Someone With Hearing Loss

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What You Can Do To Improve Quality of Life for Loved Ones with Hearing Loss

OSHA Hearing Protection Rules – Explained

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This quick guide really demystifies OSHA hearing protection rules. How do I test noise levels? How can I ensure employees are following hearing protection guidelines? It's all here.