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April Is National Lawn and Garden Month

Celebrate by Protecting Your Hearing Spring has sprung, and so has the annual spring cornucopia of sounds: birds singing, children laughing, neighbors chatting — and lawn equipment. Maintaining your burgeoning plant life is a noisy affair. Once you’ve used the mower, leaf blower, chain saw, and string trimmer, your ears have put up with quite […]

Chemotherapy Drugs: A Threat to Healthy Hearing?

With 14 million new cases worldwide in 2012 alone and an expected 21 million in 2030, cancer touches nearly everyone personally or through a loved one, keeping the push for new treatments, cures, and prevention strategies top of mind. Across the U.S., some 650,000 cancer patients undergo chemotherapy in outpatient oncology clinics every year, according […]

Dementia a Real Risk With Hearing Loss

If you think of hearing loss as just an inconsequential part of getting older, you’re not alone. The truth is, however, that the condition can strike even the youngest among us — more than one in 1,000 babies screened has some form of hearing impairment, per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data — and […]

Earwax Dos & Don’ts. Hint: Hold the Cotton Swabs!

Earwax, that yellowish-brown goo, might inspire an “Ick!” or two, but managing it the right way can make a difference in your hearing health. Here’s a primer on why you have earwax and what to do about it. Why is earwax in your ear? Earwax, or “cerumen,” results from secretions by the ceruminous glands in […]

Coming in? Bring a friend!

5 Reasons to Have a Companion at Your Next Checkup Should you bring a friend to your hearing care appointment? You bet! Whether it’s your significant other, a sibling, an adult child, a close friend, or another relation, we encourage companions at appointments, and the research backs us up. In one survey of 439 adults […]