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Office Availability Updates: COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

In an effort to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, our office will be closed until we can safely serve you again. We have done much to adjust daily so that we can continue providing essential hearing healthcare to our patients, but at this time we believe that the risk is too great. […]

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Work-Related Hearing Loss

Work-related hearing loss can be detrimental to a work environment and negatively impact employee’s personal health, but luckily it is preventable when safety measures are taken. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated the most common work-related illness in the U.S. is hearing loss. 22 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise and […]

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Heart Disease Linked to Hearing Loss

Heart disease is a significant health issue globally and can unfortunately be linked to hearing loss. According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, cardiovascular disease claims 17.3 million deaths per year globally and 375,000 people a year in the United States. By 2030, cardiovascular disease is expected to cause 23.6 million deaths […]

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Supporting and Understanding Your Partner’s Struggle with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is very common and negatively affects a person’s social communication, which not only puts stress and frustration on the hearing loss sufferer, but also on the significant other. Stated by the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC), 48 million people in the United States endure significant hearing loss. However, people diagnosed with hearing […]

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White Noise & How It Improves Human Recognition of Sound

When people hear different types of tones and frequencies, the brain and memory processes them differently and can sometimes struggle to understand them, but with the addition of white noise, those sounds can be heard much clearer. Professor Dr. Tania Rinaldi Barkat from the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Basel conducted the study […]