THE BLOG

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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Hearing Products: PSAPs? What Are Those? By Monique Hammond

We do love to talk in acronyms. Actually, PSAPs have been around for a while under some form or another. PSAP stands for “Personal Sound […]

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Advanced Hearing Protection for Military and other Noisy Professions By Monique Hammond

The dilemma with ear protection has always been that as ears are covered or plugged we often hear less in situations where we need to […]

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HLAA Twin Cities: Meetings on Hearing Loss Resuming By Monique Hammond

Hear ye! Hear ye! On 15 September, the Twin Cities’ Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA TC) will resume its monthly meetings […]

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School Bands and Hearing Safety By Monique Hammond

Long before I got introduced to the world of hearing loss, my daughter’s music teacher joked that he always gets plenty of volunteers for playing […]

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Can Our Teeth Help Us Hear? By Monique Hammond

Technology truly never goes on holiday. A California company has a new take on bone-conduction hearing: Teeth! Traditionally, we think of the jaw and skull […]

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Hearing Loss Myth: Hearing Aids “Fix” Hearing Loss By Monique Hammond

If only it were that simple. That said, hearing aid technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, especially in the last few years. Friends and […]

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