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Store Bought Devices Hold Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars.

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Could research help age related hearing loss?

The hearing areas of the brain shrink in age-related hearing loss, Centers of the brain that are typically used for higher-level decision-making are then activated in just hearing sounds.

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Taking care of ear problems throughout the year

By Dr. Roxanne Latimer Some of the most common winter complaints are annoying ear pain, ear clogging and decreased hearing. The problems that start in the ear vary and one should seek medical attention as soon as possible to quickly treat the condition. There are four basic problems that are common with the ear: inner […]

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New products keep noise down a bit

Roxanne Went uses her car as “a cone of silence” to escape the noise of leaf blowers outside her suburban West Chester, Pa., home, and of family members’ blaring music inside.

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Hearing Loss can lead to depression

Hearing problems can happen gradually with age, making them easy to ignore. Yet, they can have a devastating impact — contributing to depression and social isolation among older Americans. In a recent survey of AARP members, more than half reported having untreated hearing health issues. In many cases, the problem isn’t even being discussed. A […]

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Learn to hear again with some help

By Stephen P. Tobias We have all heard of the people that get hearing aids and put them in the drawer after trying them a few times. I’d like to offer an explanation as to why this happens. It’s easy to see that there must be an issue with the comfort, sound or performance. Did […]

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