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Talk to Kids about Noise-induced Hearing Loss: What Parents Need to Know by Monique Hammond

www.what-did-you-say.net Studies have shown repeatedly that although noise-induced hearing loss in the younger population is on the rise, many parents fail to address this issue […]

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Some Thoughts on Hearing Loss and Depression By Monique Hammond

www.what-did-you-say.net Correlation between hearing loss and depression Hearing loss is a chronic communication issue that can seriously impact quality of life. It can lead to […]

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Non-auditory Effects of Noise by Monique Hammond

www.what-did-you-say.netExcessive noise is not only poison to the ears leading to hearing loss. It is also a general health and safety hazard. It exerts physical […]

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Hearing Loss: Aural Rehabilitation By Monique Hammond

www.what-did-you-say.net Rehabilitation also applies to ears       Looking back on my numerous specialist encounters while seeking hearing help, a lot of information was not shared […]

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Hearing Loss: A Chronic Condition. By Monique Hammond

  www.what-did-you-say.net   I used to have really, really good hearing. Then one day – poof −I went deaf in my left ear in a […]

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Why Hearing Loss Should be a Public Health Issue by Monique Hammond

    www.what-did-you-say.net    As hearing loss is not considered a potentially fatal or life-threatening condition, why should this growing quality-of-life issue raise Public Health […]

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Got Hearing Loss? Avoid Starving Ears of Sound By Monique Hammond

Dangers of neglected hearing loss  One of the main reasons for getting a new hearing aid is that I do not want to let whatever […]

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Public Education on Hearing Loss: On the Right Track but a Long Way to Go by Monique Hammond

 www.what-did-you-say.net  “We’ve only just begun…” Community events, presentations, health expos or even book signings could be considered the ground-zero for hearing loss education. These are […]

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Five Myths about Hearing Loss By Monique Hammond

Hearing loss is an issue fraught with myths passed down through generations and often born of misunderstandings and half-truths. I share some of the recurring […]

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Hearing Loss: Ten Ways to Ease Communication by Monique Hammond

  When it comes to communicating with people with hearing loss, the issue is not so much that they do “not hear.” Instead, the main […]

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