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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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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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