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COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

Deaf and hard of hearing may be at higher risk of getting COVID-19 and becoming seriously sick. First, deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) people may...

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Hearing Without Understanding Could Be A Sign of Hearing Loss

If you can hear people talking, but can't always make out what they are saying, it may be a sign that you are suffering from high-pitch hearing loss.

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Seeing is Believing—And Hearing

Anne McIntosh decided to develop the first clear-window surgical mask after she was unable to read the lips of the doctor delivering her first child.

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Dancing with Hearing Loss

If you have hearing loss, dancing can do wonders for your social life—and your health.

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Starkey Hearing Aids
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Starkey Hearing Aids

Updated 02 September 2020

Starkey hearing aids are the flagship brand of Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world's top five hearing-aid manufacturers.

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Oticon Hearing Aids
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Oticon Hearing Aids

Updated 30 December 2019

Oticon continues to build on a history of innovation delivering cutting-edge hearing aid solutions.

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Widex Hearing Aids
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Widex Hearing Aids

Updated 30 April 2020

Widex, a leading brand of the third-largest hearing aid manufacturer in the world, has a broad line of hearing aids serving the entire range of...

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Hearing Loss
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Hearing Loss

10 July 2019

If you have trouble understanding conversations in restaurants or in other noisy settings, or if you need to turn up the TV louder than those...

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How To Survive A Cocktail Party When You Have Hearing Loss

Here are seven tips that will make it easier for your to hear in a noisy cocktail party.

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What People with Hearing Loss Hate to Hear

When I ask someone to repeat themselves and get "oh nevermind," it makes me burn.

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When Your Hearing Aid Becomes a Fashion Statement

Bluetooth connectivity and sleek design are starting to overcome the stigma associated with wearing hearing aids.

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Does Chocolate Prevent Hearing Loss and Tinnitus?

A nationwide research study in Korea concluded that eating chocolate can help prevent hearing loss.

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Should You Include Family in Your Next Audiologist Visit?

Hearing loss does not happen to you alone. Consider taking your family to your next audiologist appointment.

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Five Reasons You Should Not Ignore Your Hearing Loss

There are serious risks associated with ignoring your hearing loss. You may be pushing people away, and there is a higher risk of dementia and...

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Veterans Sue 3M Over Defective Ear Plugs

Veterans are suing 3M over defective earplugs they say are responsible for causing permanent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

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How Should I Describe Myself?
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How Should I Describe Myself?

06 March 2019

Hard of hearing. Hearing impaired. Deaf. A little deaf. People with hearing loss or hearing aids used many terms to self-identify.

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My Hearing Journey Begins
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My Hearing Journey Begins

Updated 11 March 2019

After a couple of months with my first hearing aids, I'm ready to share my experience as I learn to live with hearing loss...

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WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the...

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Why You Should Always Use a Microphone in Meetings

It is critical to educate people about the importance of using a microphone for all meetings. Inclusion should never be sacrificed for the sake of...

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Why I Finally Decided to Buy Hearing Aids

I recently learned that the average age of first-time hearing aid wearers is around 70. I’m a good deal younger than that, so how did I get here?...

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Do You Need Your Hearing Aids to Drive?

While it's not a requirement to use hearing aids when behind the wheel, driving with unaided hearing loss can be challenging.

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How to Enjoy Dinner Time With Hearing Loss

The evening meal is the most social part of the day but can be challenging for people with hearing loss, with or without hearing aids.

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Twelve Signs That You Need Your Hearing Checked

Studies show that a huge chunk of the population has hearing loss, and many people are reluctant to get a hearing test that might confirm their...

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Why Don’t Doctors Routinely Screen for Hearing Loss?

In spite of the many health risks associated with hearing loss, most doctors don't screen patients for hearing loss at the annual physical.

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It’s Your Choice: Don’t Wait to Treat Your Hearing Loss

If you think you can get along just fine without getting your hearing loss treated, you’re mistaken.

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Cutting-Edge Hearing Protection For Music Listening

Isolating your ears from background noise is a great way to reduce your noise exposure while listening to music on the go.

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End your Isolation – Join a Hearing Loss Support Group

Most if not all states have their own agencies or commissions on deafness and the hard of hearing that provide leadership, advocacy and education...

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