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Healthy Hearing in Children: Tips for Parents

Healthy hearing in children is important for speech/language development, which facilitates social skills and eases learning. It is the ultimate communication tool. The following “Tips for Parents” are meant to boost their awareness of risk factors in order to preserve kids’ hearing. Learn the basic facts All education begins at […]

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Hearing Loss Myths

  There are different ways to define the notion of “myth.” In this case, the one that fits best is that a myth is a “widely held but false belief or idea.” And some of these long-held and recycled “beliefs” can be very hard to debunk. Hearing loss myths stand […]

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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 part of company Safety Training Programs, they are often not given the attention they deserve. How can muffled hearing and buzzing ears compete with overt […]

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Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL): A Growing Worldwide Concern

In February 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that over 1 billion teens and young adults are at serious risk for noise-induced hearing loss. What has been written and talked about for some time, is fast becoming a sad, worldwide reality. Although born with normal hearing, all too many […]

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