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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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Noise and Ear Damage: A New Generation of “Rock” Entertainers Talk

What do young – or younger – music entertainers say about the boisterous noise exposures that are part of their profession? How do they deal […]

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Hearing Aid Buyers do Have Rights By Monique Hammond

The hearing aid world is very complicated, confusing and expensive, which easily overwhelms patients. Although state and federal laws have been put in place to […]

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Sports and Hearing Aids by Monique Hammond

The Minnesota Vikings summer training camp is in full swing and the 2012 Olympic Games challenge the world’s best in London. Although these are extraordinary […]

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News from the Big Apple: Life is a Roar! By Monique Hammond

An article that appeared in the New York Times on July 19, 2012 tells about loud places in New York City ─ restaurants, bars, clubs, […]

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