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How do I Convince Someone They Have a Hearing Problem?

If you live with someone who is struggling to hear, then this article is for you.  Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task typically because they either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become.  Hearing loss (the majority of the time) […]

More than half of all construction workers have a hearing loss.

55% of American construction workers have a hearing loss, a study shows. Click Here to Read More

Is Personality Impacted by Hearing Loss?

In a study supported by the National Institute of Health and published in, Journal of Personality it was determined that hearing loss among older adults leaves a deep impact on their personality. The researchers studied 400 people in the age group of 80-98 over a period of six years. The team investigated a change in two personality […]

Rate of hearing loss in US could increase significantly.

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins have projected that the number of people with hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 to 73.5 million by 2060. Click Here to Read More

The Dangers of Too Much Noise

Exposure to noise from the workplace and noise-induced hearing loss can be dangerous to your health according to a recent study.  Researcher’s found that workers regularly exposed to noise levels of 100 decibels had more than double the risk of being hospitalized for a workplace injury. Lead researcher, Serge-Andre Girard said that, “exposure to high […]

How 1 hour of brisk walking can benefit people with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among seniors in the United States. Click Here to Read More

Measles and Hearing Loss

There are two different types of measles (rubella and rubeola).  Rubella also know as “German Measles” is generally a mild, three-day infection that has the potential to cause birth defects in babies born to mothers who are infected with it during pregnancy. Rubeola typically referred to as just “measles” is a more serious disease and […]

Hearing loss before 50 may mean a higher risk of drug and alcohol issues 

People under age 50 with hearing loss misuse prescription opioids at twice the rate of their hearing peers. Click Here to Read More