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Noise-induced Hearing Loss: When Tough Men Cry..

Worn down by the challenges of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus, tough men do cry. In support meetings and presentations, I have seen the eyes […]

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Communication: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Better Hearing and Speech Month? Who knew? The hearing loss and speech professionals know, but does the general public know? After all, those are the […]

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Every Day Should Be Noise Awareness Day!

  Turning down the volume for one day? It might be the start of a new “tradition.” So, mark the calendar! On April 26, 2016 we […]

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Hearing Loss: An Often Underrated Work-related Injury

Consider the Safety slogan: 10 fingers, 10 toes, 2 eyes, 1 nose—Safety counts. What about the ears?? Although Hearing Loss Prevention and Hearing Conservation are […]

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Importance of Hearing Loss Education

The path to acceptance   Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” I found out quickly […]

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Hearing Protection: Why Employees Might Not Comply

I love Safety Conventions. The best part is always the walk-about through the Exhibit Hall. It is generally disappointing, yet intriguing, to see how little […]

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Noise-induced Hearing Loss

Excessively loud sound is poison to the ears. That’s a medical fact, even if we do not like to acknowledge it. Every noise insult counts. […]

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Hearing Loss: From Emotional Quagmire to New Life Mission

Regardless of how or where one comes by it, hearing loss is fraught with emotions—an unappreciated fact that takes many by surprise. It almost got […]

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New Year! Let’s Hear it For the Ear

Some thoughts for a hearing-smart 2016 for all… No more denying hearing loss Denial wears on the person who is affected by hearing loss as […]

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Places of Worship as Ear-danger Zones? Take Hearing Protection!

When I was singing in our parish church, my uncle Henry often admonished me that “it does not have to be beautiful but it must […]

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