THE BLOG

Excessive “Restroom” Noise

How I despise those super loud hand dryers ─ the ones that blast the polish right off one’s nails! Although they seem to be everywhere, […]

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May is Better Hearing and Speech month

Every year since 1927, the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates the month of May to promote public awareness regarding hearing and speech disorders. […]

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International Noise Awareness Day

This year, on April 25, we celebrate International Noise Awareness Day, a day when we give our ears a break. It is true that we […]

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Excess Noise as a Business Strategy?

How I related to the March 29, 2012 article written by Bill Ward, a Minneapolis Star Tribune journalist: “Restaurants exercise sound judgment.” In brief, the […]

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Telling Left from Right

During one of my early forays into the hearing aid jungle, I sat waiting my turn in a rather huge audiology clinic. The door opened […]

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War veterans and hearing related injuries

Just about every day we see veterans in the news who have sustained debilitating physical injuries in the war theater. We can only guess at […]

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The website for the book is up.

The website is: What Did You Say http://what-did-you-say.net/

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Prescription Error(s)? What happened and why?

Recently I consulted a specialist regarding my iffy sinuses. The doctor suspected a chronic infection. I was put on the antibiotic amoxicillin, high dose, twice […]

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One more reason for protecting our ears: ear structures are fragile and tiny. How tiny are they?

From the outside opening to the eardrum, the external ear canal is roughly one inch long (2.5 centimeters). Beware! A cotton-tip applicator measures about 3 […]

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What are we thinking? ─ Or are we? Turn down the volume, please!

A while ago, we visited friends in Colorado. On Sunday we went with them to church. This was a special place where members played in […]

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