Thanksgiving For Your Ears


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Thanksgiving. It’s the most coveted meal of the year. Considering Americans consume 242 million turkeys each year – 30 percent of that during the holiday alone – it’s safe to say we look forward to Thanksgiving each year for the food. But, what we put on the table is good for more than just stuffing your

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Myrtle S. – Armstrong, MO 65230


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All of the staff were very friendly and listened to my problems. Examination was much more complete and extensive than what I had previously experience. Jason was very patient with me, repeating what I didn’t understand

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Steve B. – Clark, MO 65243


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Columbia Hearing Center’s friendly, professional staff addressed my hearing needs with care and compassion for my issues.

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What Importance Do You Place On Your Hearing?


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Healthy Hearing conducted a national survey of 1,043 people asking how they felt about their hearing compared to their other senses, and what priority they place on hearing. Survey participants were first presented with the hypothetical scenario of doing a heavily tool-involved home improvement project. Only 37.6% of respondents said they would be “likely” or “very likely” to

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Study Shows Hearing Loss Impacts Brain Function


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New research is shedding light on the correlation between hearing loss and dementia, and could have long term implications for hearing loss screening and intervention. A study done at the University of Colorado’s Department of Speech Language and Hearing Science, looked at how neuroplasticity — how the brain reorganizes itself by forming new neuron connections

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Long-Term Study Is First to Show Wearing Hearing Aids Reduces Risk of Cognitive Decline Associated with Hearing Loss


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It is well-established that untreated hearing loss can lead to an acceleration of cognitive problems. A just-published study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is the first to show that wearing hearing aids reduces cognitive decline associated with hearing loss. The study, “Self-Reported Hearing Loss: Hearing Aids and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Adults:

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