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Oticon Just Keeps Winning

Oticon Just Keeps Winning

The Oticon brand of hearing aids has a stellar record as an innovator in the field. This was once again recognized recently by the Consumer Electronics Association, which awarded the Oticon Xceed and Oticon RemoteCare as winners of its 2020 Innovation Awards. These...

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There’s A Lot to Keep In Mind About Diabetes

There’s A Lot to Keep In Mind About Diabetes

It might be an accident — or maybe not — that fast on the heels of the sugar fest that is Halloween comes National Diabetes Month. The theme this year is how the condition is linked to cardiovascular disease. As noted in the National Institute of Diabetes and...

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Black Friday Shopping Helpful Hearing Tips

Black Friday Shopping Helpful Hearing Tips

Wading into the melee that is Black Friday can be daunting. Doubly so if you have hearing issues and face the prospect of trying to communicate in a mass of frenzied shoppers. Here are some options for surviving this uniquely American ritual. Option one is, of course,...

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Newborn Hearing Screenings: What To Expect

Newborn Hearing Screenings: What To Expect

The most important time for learning language is in the first three years of life. The sounds that surround a baby are quickly recognized and the process of imitating them begins. That is if the baby hears them. This is the reason newborn hearing screenings are a...

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Seasonal Change and Hearing

Seasonal Change and Hearing

Sad to say, but summers at an end. It’s transition time. And that could include your ears, which might be negatively affected by the change in the season. The first culprit might be allergies, that traditional chore for many people during seasonal conversions....

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What To Do (and Not Do) With Tinnitus

What To Do (and Not Do) With Tinnitus

Though not uncommon — and still somewhat mysterious — tinnitus is not something most people will ever have to worry about. But some will. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, approximately 15 percent of the U.S. population will suffer a stretch of the...

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Hope I Don’t Need Hearing Aids Before I Get Old

Hope I Don’t Need Hearing Aids Before I Get Old

Mick Jagger needs heart surgery and Pete Townshend can’t hear anymore (a shocking development). It’s so bad that old rockers have formed their own nonprofit to deal with hearing loss. The Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (HEAR) has actually been around...

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