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Here’s an experiment: look around and notice how many pairs of headphones you see on any given day. You might be in the grocery store, in the gym or out for a late-afternoon stroll along the Truckee River.

It’s a nearly $500 billion industry and one country accounts for almost half of that consumption. That country would be the USA. The product is pharmaceuticals. Whether you’re buying medications over-the-counter or taking ones that your doctor prescribes, all medications carry risk.

1927 was the year the first transatlantic phone call was made. It was the year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded. It was the year the Holland Tunnel opened, linking New Jersey and New York road ways.

Your rights under the ADA: hearing loss and hearing aids

Contributed by Debbie Clason, staff writer, Healthy Hearing
March 22, 2018

Millions of Americans are exposed to noise pollution every day that causes hearing loss and a host of other health conditions. Find out how to reduce noise pollution and preserve your well-being.

Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging.

If you are ready to confront your untreated hearing loss once and for all, you may have lots of questions about the process. One of the most frequent questions we get asked at Healthy Hearing is whether or not two hearing aids are better than one. The short answer: a resounding "yes."

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends. With large gatherings, laughter and conversation, noises tend to elevate, making it difficult for someone with a hearing loss to understand speech and follow conversations.

Noisy Planet encourages you to promote awareness of noise-induced hearing loss—a preventable form of hearing loss—throughout the year, but especially during October, which is National Protect Your Hearing Month.

children speech impediment

As children grow, there are typical milestones in their development that parents and physicians look for to indicate a “normal” development trajectory.

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