10 Things You Should Know About Hearing Loss & Your Health

May 14, 2014 @ 04:15 PM -- by info
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Recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing, reports AuDNet, Inc., America’s Audiology Network, which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues. AuDNet’s outreach comes in recognition of Better Hearing & Speech Month in May. 

Protect your hearing at Coachella & Summer Music Festivals

April 11, 2014 @ 10:48 AM -- by info
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The behemoth music festival that is Coachella kicks off today in Indio, Calif., marking the 2014 season of massive (and loud) outdoor music festivals around the globe. While most staff, musicians and seasoned concert goers equip themselves with some hearing protection, many music fans still think hearing loss is something only Grandpa can get and subject themselves to dangerous levels of noise, which can easily lead to permanent hearing loss. 

The Heart & Hearing Loss

February 28, 2014 @ 02:26 PM -- by info
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Not a lot of people think of hearing loss when they think of heart health, but as American Heart Month comes to a close it’s important to remind people that a healthier heart can attribute to better hearing. 
 

Broncos Weren’t The Only Ones to Experience “Loss” at Super Bowl XLVIII

February 03, 2014 @ 08:33 PM -- by info
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With last night’s Super Bowl begin the most viewed TV show in history, we know a lot of you were tuning in, but for those of you who were actually there, you may be feeling more than the epic loss of the Broncos. If you didn’t protect your ears, you likely are experiencing some hearing loss. 

Resolve to Hear Better in the New Year

January 14, 2014 @ 06:28 AM -- by info
And as our world becomes increasingly loud, these numbers show little signs of decreasing. We talk a lot about ways to protect hearing, but for the many of those out there who have experience permanent damage or hearing loss, it’s time to think about seeing an expert – namely an audiologist associated with networks like NOWiHEAR. 
 

Silent Night: Tips on Protecting Your Ears from iPods

December 16, 2013 @ 05:48 PM -- by info
With Christmas just around the corner, there are sure to be some MP3 players under the tree and a good time to remind you to protect those ears! 
 

Protect Your Hearing this Football Season

October 24, 2013 @ 04:46 PM -- by info
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Whether you're rooting for a college team, your local high school or for one of the big guys in the NFL, it's important to remember to protect those ears, and we don't mean from the cold. 

Hearing loss's impact on the elderly's social and physical wellbeing

July 30, 2013 @ 03:13 PM -- by info
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Hearing loss among the elderly has a far more serious impact on social wellbeing and general mental health of affected seniors than most imagine. 

How to protect your hearing on the 4th of July

July 03, 2013 @ 07:26 PM -- by info

Between the booming fireworks and marching bands trumpeting in your town’s parade, the 4th of July is a celebration that can put your hearing at risk. According to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the number of Americans with hearing loss has nearly doubled in the past 30 years, but that number doesn’t have to keep increasing.

AuDNet Warns Summer Concert Fans About Music and Hearing Loss

June 27, 2013 @ 08:42 AM -- by info
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Summer concerts and music festivals are in full swing. Now more than ever is a great time to learn more about how to protect your hearing and prevent hearing loss caused by these increasingly loud events. 

Women and Hearing Loss

May 30, 2013 @ 11:59 PM -- by info
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Women who address hearing loss can improve physical, cognitive and social activities in their lives according to a research by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI).

Do you know what to look for when choosing an Audiologist?

May 06, 2013 @ 01:12 PM -- by info
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Your NOWiHEAR Audiologist Meets Strict Standards for Hearing Care

Temporary Hearing Loss – Study

April 30, 2013 @ 06:23 PM -- by info
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In a recent post, The Atlantic took a look at the causes and purpose of temporary hearing loss in its Study of the Day section.

 

 

March Madness – How Whistles Affect Hearing Loss

March 11, 2013 @ 02:13 PM -- by info
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March Madness is one of the most exciting and watched sporting events in the U.S. It’s also one of the loudest. As we gear up for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, it’s the perfect time to look at the referee whistle’s effect on hearing.

When It's Time To Get Your Hearing Checked

January 28, 2013 @ 05:17 PM -- by info

 

Today’s Boston Globe’s Heath Answers responded to a question many of us have: When should you think about getting tested for hearing loss? Responding to this question was Ellen O’Neil, associate director of audiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, who explained that hearing loss has two parts: inability to hear sounds at lower volumes, the second is a loss of clarity. 

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