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You love him — but his hobbies are so loud! If you’re worried about your dad’s hearing, these Father’s Day gifts will ensure he’s being careful with his eardrums. Dad’s Ears Will Thank You This Father’s Day, give dad the gift that truly keeps on giving — recreation that’s easy on his ears! These gift ideas are sure to make

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Whether you’re new to growing food or it’s been your jam for ages, we can’t wait to tell you about these five superstars for healthy hearing. Adding these to your gardening list will usher in some great meals and happy ears. Get in the Dirt With These Five Ear-Resistible Plants Nothing says springtime like seedlings and fresh compost for a

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Taking care of your hearing and vision is important to maintaining your total body health and ensuring that you hear and see everything that matters to you. We all know that eyes and ears play a huge role in helping people (and animals!) experience life’s adventures. Seeing and hearing the people, places, and moments that matter will create wonderful, lasting

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By now, many of you have probably seen or heard of videos in which various people demonstrate how to use OTC digital otoscopes and ear irrigation kits to clean your ears at home. While this can be a tempting foray into self-care, we want to remind you that ear cleaning should be done by a professional! Here’s why: Ears are

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Hearing loss is more common than you think – statistically, up to 5.3% of the global population suffers from it. That means that some of the most renowned figures throughout history have lived with the condition, including these incredible female activists, athletes, scientists, and entertainers. Marlee Matlin A celebrated actress who lost her hearing to a childhood illness, Matlin has

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It’s not a test, but it’s definitely an event you want to be prepared for. It’s the annual physical with your medical provider. For National Heart Month in February and beyond, we’re sharing key questions to help you get the most from this important appointment. A Bit of Preparation Can Go a Long Way It can sometimes take a little

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From pop culture to science, sports, academics, politics, and more, people with hearing loss have contributed to every industry in our dynamic world. As we celebrate Black History Month in February, learn some of the ways these eight notable people have made their mark. Time to Get Inspired With an estimated one in five Americans directly touched by hearing loss

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One very compelling benefit to treating hearing loss might come as a surprise — it rekindles romance. This article has a little something for everyone, whether you’re considering a hearing test or already wearing hearing aids. Hear With All Your Heart Better hearing improves your relationship with everyone in your life — especially your romantic partner. Read on to find

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A Delicious Way to Make Your Cochlea Happy Nutrition is an easy way to keep your hearing health going strong. January is National Soup Month, and it’s just the time to try some great soup recipes that will please your taste buds and your cochlea. Folate and Omega-3 Savor the flavor of these six soups rich in folate, omega-3 fatty

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Winter is a prime time for seasonal blahs. If you could use a little mental-health boost, here are some simple ways to get started Hearing health and mental health have a clear connection. In fact, untreated hearing loss increases your risk of depression, anxiety, social isolation, and more. Winter is also a prime time for seasonal blahs. If you could

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To boost your intake of important vitamins and minerals, try this delicious recipe and keep your ears — and your stomach — happy As we learn more about how nutrition affects health, many folks are taking a functional medicine approach to fine-tuning their diets — eating the right foods to prevent certain conditions. You’ve no doubt heard of heart-healthy foods

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Scientists. They’re just like us: always looking for ways to help people hear and live their best. It starts with uncovering the mysteries of hearing loss, which can require a lot of resources. That’s why we love seeing important research initiatives get the funding needed to move forward. Check out these three exciting developments:   AUDITORY PROCESSING Can stress early

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We live in a noisy world. Dr. Richard Neitzel , of the University of Michigan, knows this only too well. In November 2019, his team at Michigan, along with a team at Apple Inc., set out on a two-year mission to measure some of the health effects of our noisy planet. What they got was an unprecedented collection of information

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https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=VFOrGkAvjAE Directed by Darius Marder, ‘Sound of Metal’ portrays the experience of Ruben, a career punk drummer and recovering addict whose hearing suddenly and rapidly deteriorates over the course of a few days.  Ruben’s world begins to crumble after the diagnosis. Raging frustration from the sudden, emotional loss starts to affect him and his relationships, as he struggles to

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Did you know hearing loss and diabetes have something surprising in common? Sure, they’re both health issues affecting millions of people around the world: Hearing loss affects 466 million worldwide, and diabetes affects 422 million people worldwide, per the World Health Organization. But they have even more in common. Hearing Loss Is Linked to Diabetes Hearing loss is twice as

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