Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss.

Do you hear “Laurel” or “Yanny”? An expert says your answer could depend on your level of hearing loss. Click Here to Read More

Lyme Disease and Hearing Loss

Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacterium (a germ) that is commonly transmitted by a bite from an infected deer tick. Although April through October is considered to be prime tick season; Lyme disease can be transmitted by a tick at any time of year. Symptoms Diagnosis of Lyme disease can be difficult […]

Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Brain Tissue Loss.

Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss.   Click Here to Read More

Simple treatment may minimize hearing loss triggered by loud noises.

It’s well known that exposure to extremely loud noises — whether it’s an explosion, a firecracker or even a concert — can lead to permanent hearing loss. Click Here to Read More

Arthritis Statistics and Facts

Arthritis is all around us, yet its impact on individuals, their families, employers and the country are far greater than most people realize. Click Here to Read More

Are you providing care for someone with a hearing loss?

While loss of hearing can be considered a normal part of aging, it can be very isolating. Click Here to Read More

There is a difference between hearing and listening.

Seth S. Horowitz from the New York Times provides a great explanation, “the difference between the sense of hearing and the skill of listening is attention. Hearing is a vastly underrated sense. We tend to think of the world as a place that we see, interacting with things and people based on how they look. […]

Hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries.

People who have a lot of trouble hearing may be almost twice as likely to experience an accidental injury as individuals with excellent or good hearing, a U.S. study suggests. Click Here to Read More

Is My Hearing Loss Making Me Feel Tired?

You wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go.  But by mid-day the thought of speaking to one more person leaves you feeling exhausted both physically and mentally. If this sounds like you or someone you know and you or they have untreated hearing loss, there is a very real possibility that a hearing loss is […]

Farmers suffer hearing loss.

Paul Houglum knows farming has taken its toll on his hearing. Click Here to Read More