THE BLOG

Hearing Loss and Holidays: Six Ways of Being Cautiously Jolly By Monique Hammond

Part II of II: Holiday Parties   I always loved a good party and the upcoming Holiday bashes promise once again to turn into the […]

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Hearing Loss and Holidays: Part I of II By Monique Hammond

  Thanksgiving: A Lot to be Grateful for!        Although Thanksgiving comes but once a year, every day should be a day of […]

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5 Ways to Children’s Healthy Hearing by Monique Hammond

Hearing loss is not just for aging and older people anymore. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine 1 in 5 Americans, age 12 and over, has […]

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Quick Hearing Screens: Whatever Happened to Tuning Forks? By Monique Hammond

So, what do I do?   The medical resident at the ENT clinic turned the device around, looking at it from different angles. She had […]

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10 Tips for Preventing Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) by Monique Hammond

  Although irreversible once it takes hold, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is entirely preventable. Yet, the numbers of those afflicted are on the rise. The […]

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Earplugs Everybody! Let School Band Practice Begin By Monique Hammond

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

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Head Trauma and Inner Ear Concussions by Monique Hammond

  As schools have started and the professional football season is upon us, head trauma and its consequences are again very much in the news. […]

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On Hearing Loops: Think Before you Loop by Monique Hammond

  The race is on! Hearing or induction loops that are certified to comply with International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards conform to the Americans with […]

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Frustrated with Hearing Aids? Seven Possible Reasons By Monique Hammond

  The topic of hearing aids can lead to pretty heated discussions in support groups. Certainly, digital instruments have helped many people beyond their wildest […]

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Going to Church? Bring your Ear Protection By Monique Hammond

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

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