Julia Métraux is a health and culture writer with hearing loss whose work has appeared in Narratively, The Tempest, BUST, and Poynter. Check out her portfolio.
Factors like coping with background noise, loneliness, and listening fatigue can be especially challenging. Here, a closer look -- and ways to...Continue Reading
Deaf and hard of hearing people are twice as likely to develop a prescription opioid-use disorder than their hearing counterparts. That finding...Continue Reading
Videos posted with the hashtags #earwax and #earcleaning have amassed over 1.4 billion and nearly 350 million views respectively.Continue Reading
Wearing a mask with hearing aids can be a pain. There are comfort issues, and a number of people have reported losing their hearing aids when...Continue Reading
Convincing your parents to investigate their hearing problems can be difficult, especially given the stigma of getting older.Continue Reading
Virtual catch-ups with loved ones are the new normal, but video calls can be tricky. They’re more challenging still when those with hearing loss...Continue Reading