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Hearing Loss - Treatment

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Straight Talk from FDA about Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Discusses symptoms of hearing loss and the various types of hearing aids available. (Written in both English and Spanish). >>View Info

Hearing Aids: Fact Sheet
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Frequently asked questions and answers on hearing aids. >>View Info

Hearing Aid Myths and Facts
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American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. Discussion of the most common myths and facts associated with hearing aids. Educate yourself about hearing aids. >>View Info

Assistive Technology; What are Assistive Listening Devices?
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American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. Discussion of the available technology and devices to use with or without hearing aids to further assist hearing and communication, by helping to overcome the negative effects of distance, backgro...

Cochlear Implants
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Provides detailed information about this surgically implanted electronic device that provides sound to peop...

Dial 711 For Telecommunications Relay Service – FCC Consumer Facts
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Federal Communications Commission. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted use of the 711 dialing code for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). TRS permits persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone ...

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Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds
January 23, 2013 Posted by Editor
Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins has found an apparent link between hearing loss and accelerated cognitive decline in older adults. The new study was published on January 21, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical...

Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report
September 5, 2012 Posted by Editor
Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report

"More than 4 in 10 Americans will experience an episode of dizziness sometime during their lives that’s significant enough to send them to a doctor," according to the August, 2012 issue of NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter published by the Nat...

Considerations When Shopping For a Hearing Aid
October 31, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

Some things to consider before buying a hearing aid, such as a telecoil, directional microphone, digital noise reduction, and, of course, one's lifestyle. Watch a short video from Consumer Reports »

Communication and Alerting Devices for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People: What's Available Now
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University. Excellent catalogue and description of the different devices available to help those with hearing loss, including not only hearing aids and personal listening devices, but also tel...

Digital Hearing Aids: Current "State-of-the-Art"
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. Discussion of the different digital technologies now used in hearing aids, and their benefits. >>View Info

Bone Anchored Hearing Treatment Procedure
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Link provided by MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, NIH, to a video and instructional session about "Baha: Bone Anchored Hearing Treatment Procedure." This is a surgical procedure conducted by Hartford Hospital, implanting a hearing device to...

Adult Aural/Audiologic Rehabilitation
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. Explains the aural/audiologic rehabilitation services available to help a person adjust to his or her hearing loss, including education and counseling on making the best use of hearing aids, explor...

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