Has your baby been screened for hearing impairment?



Hearing impairment is something that is not easily discernible in adults, much more in babies and little children. Studies have shown that even the slightest hearing impairment can translate to … [Read more...]


Hearing loss in American teens on the rise



Hearing problems is on the rise and the increase is most evident among teens. A new research study by scientists at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston revealed that there is a 31% rise in the … [Read more...]


Your MP3 player and hearing loss



I remember once seeing this sticker on a loud speaker in a snack bar: “If it’s too loud, then you’re too old.” Am I too old? Maybe. Maybe not. Maybe I can simply discern what is loud from the norm. … [Read more...]


May is Better Hearing and Speech Month



Our sense of hearing is one of the most important of our senses and hearing impairment can have a detrimental effect on our way of life. Here some figures to ponder upon: The World Health … [Read more...]


Can hearing loss predict stroke?



Having problems with your hearing? Maybe it is time to check your stroke risk. A nation-wide research study in Taiwan based on health insurance records indicates that sudden loss of hearing might be … [Read more...]


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