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Hearing Loss: It’s all about the noise…

Hearing Loss: It’s all about the noise…

Enough with the preaching! You’re right, it seems like every other article on hearing protection is talking about Noise Induced Hearing Loss. And for good reason: Noise Induced Hearing Loss, or NIHL as it’s commonly referred to, is a “slow injury.” It creeps up on people over

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The Science Of Audiology: A Clients Perspective

The Science Of Audiology: A Clients Perspective

Why We’re Continually Learning Charles Mokotoff is an audiologist’s worst nightmare and an audiologist’s greatest teacher. Charles is a hard of hearing musician who is as at home with computers as he is with his six-stringed classical guitar. The points that Charles makes with respect to changes

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Indy and Hearing Loss

Indy and Hearing Loss

Indy 500 Learns To Listen Carefully The engine of a single IndyCar can reach 128 decibels. With 33 cars, racing 500 miles, across 200 laps in front of a speedway that hosts more than 1.5 million people over three days, Indy 500 fans are exposed to some

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Westone Elite Series in-ear earphones aim at musicians and audiophiles.

Westone Elite Series in-ear earphones aim at musicians and audiophiles.

Westone Elite Series in-ear earphones aim at musicians and audiophiles. Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, announces the launch of the latest update of their Elite Series of high performance earphones designed by musicians specifically for music professionals and audiophiles. The E-Series

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Audiologist or Hearing Aid Dealer?

Audiologist or Hearing Aid Dealer?

Should I choose an Audiologist or Hearing Aid Dealer? BY: SHARON HIRSTEIN, BOARD CERTIFIED AUDIOLOGIST Okay, you have finally decided that you need to do something about your hearing. You definitely want to hear the punch-lines, you really need to turn the TV down, and it would

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Hearing aid battery facts…

Hearing aid battery facts…

There are many factors that affect how long a hearing aid battery lasts. See the photos below for more information…

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The importance of proper hearing aid cleaning

The importance of proper hearing aid cleaning

The Importance of Proper Hearing Aid Cleaning and Disinfecting Shared by: Sharon Hirstein, board certified audiologist, Elkhart Audiology Rehab The picture below provides some good visual reminders about why it is important to keep your hearing aid insert, ear mold, hearing protection, musician monitor, ear-buds clean. For

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Cadmium: Toxic and Ototoxic

Cadmium: Toxic and Ototoxic

What is Cadmium? It’s a rare metal that does not occur naturally in nature. It comes from greenockite, which is nearly always is found in association with sulphide ores of zinc (sphalerite). Cadmium itself is a “transition metal” because it emerges as a by-product of zinc mining.

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