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The Sound of Photos Series No. 2: Noisy Occupations

Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and one of the most common occupational illnesses in the United States. Repeated exposures to loud machinery may, over an extended period of time, present serious risks to human hearing. 666 more words


New Study Links Hearing Loss With Increased Risk of Mortality Due To Cardiovascular Disease

On Valentine’s Day this year, we posted about the connection between hearing and heart health (Find the post by clicking here) and a new study makes that connection considerably more serious by linking hearing loss to an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. 644 more words


Treating Hearing Loss Can Improve Quality Of Life For Alzheimer's Patients

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, costing the nation about $277 billion in 2018. 458 more words


Finding Your Voice: Using podcasts & Audiograms

By: Melissa Hutchison

This week in emerging media we learned about audiograms and podcasts. These media forms are suitable for personal and professional use.  Both podcasts and audiograms can be a strategic tool for expanding your reach, and media knowledge. 281 more words

Hearing Loss Increases The Risk of Accidental Injury

If you have hearing loss, you may be at greater risk of an accidental injury at work or at play, according to a recent study. 1,029 more words


Hearing Aid Use Can Slow The Progress Of Dementia

Wearing a hearing aid can slow the progress of dementia by up to 75%

Scientists believe that keeping older people engaged and active by adopting the devices can significantly reduce age-related cognitive decline. 282 more words


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Because your ears are only two of the many important parts of you and of the people you love, we’re posting today about the effects of some breast cancer treatments. 329 more words