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Hearing Health Blog

We frequently get asked about the need for tiny hearing aid batteries. Isn’t there a better option or rechargeable hearing aids? There certainly is. The biggest challenge with advanced hearing aids is that they need power to run the tiny computers contained within them. First generation rechargeable hearing aids lacked enough power to make it through the day. Introducing ReSound

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We live in a noisy world. The World Health Organization has designated noise induced hearing loss a major health crisis in developed countries like the US. Regular exposure to sounds above 85 decibels can cause permanent damage to your hearing. As we head in to hunting season, it is important to think about how shooting affects hearing. The infographic below

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Over the counter hearing aids have been in the news lately with bi-partisan Over the Counter Hearing Aid act getting signed in to law. The new law directs the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the sale of hearing devices that can be sold off the shelf without the assistance of an audiologist. The FDA has 3 years to

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Editor’s Note: A patient shared with us what we like to call his “journey to better hearing”. The most important part of his journey, is when it began. Most are surprised to learn it started at age 50. Hearing loss doesn’t just appear at retirement, it is a process that develops over a lifetime. Illness, exposure to loud noise such

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Most of us have shopped at chain store for their big selection and low prices on everyday consumables like breakfast cereal or big bags of flour. Hearing aids are one of the items you might find in a warehouse superstore. However a hearing aid is not something that can be pulled off the shelf like your favorite brand of ketchup.

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