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Who is at risk from noise-induced hearing loss?

Who is at risk from noise-induced hearing loss?

There are two factors that affect the likelihood of noise causing damage to hearing – the power of the sound, and the length of exposure to it.

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When should children care for their own hearing aids?

When should children care for their own hearing aids?

Handing over control of hearing aids can encourage independence and foster confidence in your child. Here are 5 steps to hearing aid self management.

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It’s a Team Effort: My Steps and Advice for Buying Hearing Aids

It’s a Team Effort: My Steps and Advice for Buying Hearing Aids

Noise-induced hearing loss affects about 15 percent of Americans. Some people may get noise-induced hearing loss from one very loud noise, such as an explosion, and others from prolonged exposure to loud noise over time. There are two factors that affect the likelihood of noise causing damage to hearing – the power of the sound, […]

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Ask Anna: What is the best hearing aid accessory for me?

Ask Anna: What is the best hearing aid accessory for me?

Noise-induced hearing loss affects about 15 percent of Americans. Some people may get noise-induced hearing loss from one very loud noise, such as an explosion, and others from prolonged exposure to loud noise over time. There are two factors that affect the likelihood of noise causing damage to hearing – the power of the sound, […]

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What are the differences between a child who is deaf and hard of hearing?

What are the differences between a child who is deaf and hard of hearing?

Noise-induced hearing loss affects about 15 percent of Americans. Some people may get noise-induced hearing loss from one very loud noise, such as an explosion, and others from prolonged exposure to loud noise over time. There are two factors that affect the likelihood of noise causing damage to hearing – the power of the sound, […]

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