What are Captioned Phones?

Many people with untreated hearing loss may avoid using the telephone or rely on others, often isolating themselves, which can contribute to loneliness, depression and other negative health effects.  Captioned phones can be an excellent tool to help people living with severe to profound hearing...

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The Challenge to Hearing in the Modern World

The Challenge to Hearing in the Modern World Modern life has a lot going for it. A wide range of consumer choices, travel opportunities, the Internet. But it might not be so good for our ears. It’s become clear that contemporary life, with all its noise — and the ability to drown it out with... ...

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Heart Healthy Is Not Just Good For Your Heart

Although it’s not as widely known as it might be, the positive correlation between being physically active and better hearing is well established. It basically comes down to keeping the circulatory system — including the tiny capillaries inside your ears — in good working order. The highly cal...

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Is An Audiologist Part of Your Health-Care Team?

Hearing loss is often associated with numerous systemic disorders.  As audiologists, we frequently provide consultation for patients whose care is managed by other specialists.  However, sometimes we need to provide more than just a consultative service.  For many patients seeking ans...

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From a Burden to an Afterthought

Hearing aids have been around for centuries. But it’s only been in the last half-century that they’ve become small and powerful enough to become a not so burdensome part of everyday life. This is in large part thanks to the advance of two strands of modern technology. First, the development of t...

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