THE BLOG

Endoscopy of the Inner Ear? Cool! By Monique Hammond

When I suffered a sudden hearing loss, I was told that my inner ear had taken a hit. I naturally wondered what had happened, but […]

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Tele-Audiology by Monique Hammond

By now we have all gotten used to the fact that we can have a doctor’s consult via computer; an EKG by phone etc. That […]

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Beyond Hearing Aids: Aural Rehabilitation By Monique Hammond

Looking back on my numerous specialist encounters while seeking hearing help there is a lot of information that was never shared with me, such as […]

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Holiday Parties: A Season to be Cautiously Jolly? By Monique Hammond

I always loved a good party and the upcoming Holiday bashes promise once again to turn into the Parties of the Year. However, these get-togethers […]

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No More Noisy Toys for Children! by Monique Hammond

I will always remember the terrified face of a two-year old boy who received a very special toy for his birthday: an airplane big enough […]

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Auditory Deprivation Worsens Hearing Loss By Monique Hammond

It is often said that we actually hear with our brain: until the brain has decoded and interpreted the signals relayed by the ears, the […]

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Noise-induced Hearing Loss: Every Insult Counts! By Monique Hammond

It is known that repeated, prolonged exposures to excessively loud sound will eventually lead to hearing loss. Sudden, very loud insults, such as gun shots […]

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Head Trauma and Ear Damage by Monique Hammond

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) every year roughly 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Victims often […]

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School Acoustics: Listen and Learn? By Monique Hammond

Are there plans to build a new school in your district or to retrofit an existing one? As much of learning depends on hearing, listening […]

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Learning Difficulties: Could Hearing Loss be a Concern? ADD?

Do you feel that your child has trouble learning? Could hearing loss be the problem or at least a contributing factor? Just a thought!   […]

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