December 2016

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Overcoming Hearing Loss: The Best Stories from 2016

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This has been an active year for hearing health, full of new developments, exciting research, and motivating stories of individuals overcoming hearing loss to achieve great things.

Just in case you missed it, here’s a review of the year’s 15 best stories.


Hearing Health Terminology You Should Know

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Are you looking into purchasing hearing aids?

If so, it can seem overwhelming at first. There are countless choices out there, and the perplexing terminology doesn’t help.

That’s why we’re going to make clear the most common and significant terms, so when you talk with your hearing professional you’ll be well prepared to find the best hearing aid for you.


The Silent Signs of Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is solely a problem for older people, right?

Not quite. While it’s a fact that your odds of acquiring hearing loss increase as you age, you can, in truth, develop hearing loss at any age.


How to Make a Difference as a Hearing Health Advocate

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If you currently use hearing aids, you’ve already overcome the odds.

In the US, about 48 million people have hearing loss, of which 28.8 million could benefit from the use of hearing aids.