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Why not just buy hearing aids from Costco?

Hearing health is a huge market with numerous options and working your way through the process of hearing testing to hearing aids can be quite confusing.  While it can be tempting to go cheaper on your hearing aids by going to Costco, most of the time you get what you …

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Hearing Loss and Your Overall Health  

Your hearing can be related to many aspects of your overall health, including physical and social well-being.   Research has indicated that hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with Type 2 diabetes compared to those without the disease. In addition, adults with pre-diabetes have a 30% higher rate …

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Realistic Expectations with Bluetooth Connectivity and Hearing Aids

In a perfect world your Bluetooth compatible hearing aids would never have connectivity issues.  The reality is that every time cell phone manufacturers push a software update, there is the potential for your hearing aids to have issues with connectivity.  With every software update, hearing aid manufacturers must scramble to …

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Oticon Better Hearing Challenge

Take the Oticon Better Hearing Challenge! Can your current devices stand up to the challenge? Did you know that we hear with our brains and not our ears? Oticon More™ hearing devices give the brain more of what it needs to make better sense of sound, so you can get …

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OTC Hearing Devices

Lost, confused, unsure, or puzzled about the difference between prescription hearing devices and over the counter devices? We are here to help. On October 17, 2022 over the counter devices (OTC) became available to the public. The bill making this possible was introduced in 2017 and finalized in August 2022. …

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New Year, New You?

January is usually a time for resolutions.  Have you committed to anything new this year?  Are you going to make healthier food choices or commit to being more adventurous?  Have you considered making your hearing health a priority?  Did you know that studies have found a link between hearing loss …

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Hearing Loss and Balance Disorders

Hearing loss may be a risk factor for another public health concern, falls. Untreated hearing loss increases the chance of falls by 50%. A research study by Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health found that individuals with a 25 dB (classifies as a mild hearing loss) were nearly …

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Your Hearing – Use It or Lose It!

By: Dr. Gina Diaz, Clinical Audiologist Hearing loss usually occurs in a slow and progressive manner, which commonly allows a person to “compensate” and/or experience subtle difficulties hearing in the early stages.  Even after diagnosis, most individuals wait too long before they invest in treatment options, or they invest in …

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Update on The Charlie Bucy Project Winner Mr. Garraway

By: Pamela McIntyre, Director of Marketing and Patient Services Have you ever had an experience where you just walk away with a great big smile on your face? I had this experience yesterday! As the Director of Marketing and Patient Services, most of my job is behind the scenes, and …