Month: May 2015

Studies Release New Causes & Impacts of Hearing Loss in Children

Though we like to assume that our children are hearing as well as possible, kids are just as susceptible as adults are to having hearing difficulties and not knowing it. Although it is sometimes obvious when there’s something wrong — as is typically the case with ear infections — some children simply aren’t sure whether their hearing is normal, and 

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss & Its Impact on Teens

With increases in the prevalence of technology over the past decade, our lives have never been busier and more full of distractions — and we’ve never been more at risk for hearing loss than we are now. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) used to be considered a problem that only the elderly faced, but over the prior three decades, hearing loss 

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Cell Phones & Hearing Aid Bluetooth Connection

Did you know that cell phones have hearing aid compatibility ratings? The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that cell phone makers and service providers produce phones that have less static, less interference, and better telecoil connections. If you need a hearing aid-compatible cell phone, just look at the label. All cell phones will have an “M” rating (M1 through M4) 

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How to Find the Right Audiologist for You

The transition from season to season tends to give us pause. Many of us take a moment to turn our thoughts inward and reflect on how we would like to see our lives change and improve. For some, that means acknowledging hearing loss and seeking information and help. If you are reading this, chances are you are considering walking just 

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