Hearing Aids: Get the Scoop on What These Small but Powerful Devices Can Do

Did you know? Fewer than one out of three adults 70 and older who could benefit from hearing aids actually uses them, per the U.S. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and the rate plunges to just 16...

Tips For Hearing Better On The Phone

Whether you use a cell phone or land line, a common complaint is not hearing conversations clearly on the telephone. Most phones have a volume control but sometimes that’s not enough. When you hold a cell phone to your ear...

The Big C and Hearing

If you or a loved one has undergone treatment for cancer, it is important to know that a variety of radiation and chemotherapy procedures can put you at risk for changes in hearing. Oncologists and surgeons, if you are reading...

Bargain Priced Hearing Aids

Everything you wanted to know about bargain priced hearing aids and were afraid to ask. We all know the old adage “You get what you pay for”. This is true with inexpensive hearing aids. I’m talking about the kind that...

How Hearing Aids Work

If you or someone you know has hearing technology, you understand how life-changing it can be, leading to even stronger connections to loved ones and a renewed vigor for life. But have you ever stopped to wonder just how those...

Flying and Ears

Tis the season to be flying. If your ears give you problems when you fly, here a few tips to help ease the discomfort. A little ear anatomy first. Your Eustachian tube connects your throat to your middle ear. Normally,...

Online Hearing Tests: Can They Help?

From blood-pressure kiosks in retail stores and vision exams online to home kits that test for HIV, blood-sugar levels, colon cancer, and more, the do-it-yourself approach to health screening continues to expand as the demand for greater convenience and consumer...