Noise and Toys: Dos and Don’ts

Noise poses a serious threat to all, but it’s particularly important to pay attention to the noise surrounding children today. Click Here to Read More

Silencing Stress

A study led by Harvard Medical School has identified a critical role in the brain’s response to stress. The findings have implications for protecting against the effects of stress in conditions like major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Click Here to Read More

Why Can’t I Hear in Noise?

Hearing and understanding are two sides of the same coin.  It’s quite possible to hear everything someone says but at the same time understand nothing they said.  For example, if you were to listen to someone speaking in a foreign language and I asked you if you could hear them, you would say yes.  If I asked […]

Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults.

New research has shown that older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease compared with those who do not exercise. Click Here to Read More

Traumatic brain injuries increase the risk of hearing loss.

Patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have a 2.1 times higher risk of developing hearing loss than persons without brain injury. Click Here to Read More

Hearing Loss May Make You Accident Prone.

People with poor hearing are at increased risk for accidents, a new study reports. Click Here to Read More

Does A Foreign Accent Mess Up Our Memory Of What’s Said?

Sometimes I look at my husband and think, “I really don’t remember what you just said.” Is that because of his charming European accent, or because hey, we’re married? Click Here to Read More

Treating non-cognitive symptoms of people with dementia.

It is the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia that often cause the greatest caregiving challenges. Click Here to Read More