The Impact Of Noise Pollution On Your Hearing Health

We hear about it all the time, how bad all this noise is for us. The sounds of the city around us during our morning commute, the construction noise going on just around the block from the office, the hum of appliances running all at once in a busy kitchen, the list goes on and …

Hard To Avoid: Preschool Teachers Suffering From Auditory Fatigue

According to a study recently conducted by the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Department at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden preschool teachers experience a higher rate of auditory fatigue than other women in other job groups, and more importantly, higher than a woman working in similar high noise occupational environments. Instances of hearing loss and tinnitus were …

Could This App Detect Hearing Loss?

Technology and the hearing healthcare industry are colliding in more ways than one, and for the estimated 466 million people worldwide with hearing loss, that is proving invaluable. From more comprehensive hearing evaluations to 3D printed ear molds, to apps that can help diners find quieter restaurants and bars to rapidly advancing hearing aids and …

Seven Hearing Resolutions for 2018

There really is something special about the first day of a new year. It holds potential and possibilities for the next 365 days and it is a wonderful time to embark on a plan to transform your habits. Improving one’s health is one of the most popular resolutions in a new year, but focusing on …

The Best Way for Musicians to Protect Against Hearing Loss

“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” ― Keith Richards Music is everywhere. For musicians, it can also be their everything. What many musicians don’t realize is that their passion for music can also gradually rob them of …

Carbon Monoxide Monitors and Smoke Detectors for the Hearing Impaired

Cold weather is here along with the risks associated with home heating systems. The threat of fire and carbon monoxide poisoning increases significantly during the winter months. For the deaf and hearing impaired who cannot hear the audible alarms of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, the risk increases substantially. Alerting the Hearing Impaired Smoke alarms …