Using Your Noodle


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We don’t hear with our ears; we hear with our brain. Hearing aids can help a person detect softer sounds, but they don’t necessarily provide good listening skills. There is a fundamental difference between hearing and listening.Normalhearing alone does not assure that one is a good listener. We all know people who have normal hearing

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Ear-itating Hearing Aids


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A wide range of bacteria and fungi have been found to grow on hearing aid surfaces. Some of the germs are consistent with what is normally found in the ear but many germs are unhygienic. With this in mind, hearing aids and earmolds should not be casually placed in purses, pockets, countertops, etc, but rather

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Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids


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Hearing devices that are purchased over-the-counter or through the internet without the consultation of a hearing healthcare professional may result in the devices not being accurately customized to the specific hearing needs of the individual.  In addition, hearing loss may be the symptom of a serious underlying medical problem.  For this reason, all 50 states

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