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The Noise that Wasn't There

Last night I heard a noise. Pretty sure it was mechanical, like a garbage disposal left on, except not quite that. It was coming from upstairs (my neighbor loves to share her radio listening). 423 more words

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I never said you stole the money....

Everyone always tells me how funny I am or that I always have a good story to tell. Fact is, I’ve retained a lot of lessons I’ve learned and I always share them with others. 759 more words

Hearing Loss

World Health Organization warns that over 1 billion people are at risk of hearing loss

Over the holidays, I indulged myself and bought a pair of Sennheiser 558s. I prefer to listen to music alone, at moderately loud volumes, in dimly lit rooms, and with my eyes closed. 348 more words

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Free amplified telephone for individuals with hearing loss

Go to http://www.ftri.org/ for more information as well as to access the application

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Receiver in the canal (RIC) hearing aids

What are RIC hearing aids?

Receiver-in-canal (RIC) models of hearing aids have a smaller housing that sits behind your ear, and at the same time allows for sound transmission directly into your ear. 99 more words

The Potential Effects of Noise on Children’s Ears

Though for the most part noise is simply regarded as a nuisance, it has the potential to become harmful to young ears. Noise is generally defined as any unwanted sound, and is measured by the intensity and frequency of the sound waves that hit the ear. 309 more words

March 3 - International Ear Care Day

Today is International Ear Care Day! 

Did you know that nearly 1 billion people risk losing their hearing due to listening to loud music?

There was a time when I used to lay on the floor, between two stereo speakers, listening to the twang of Jimmy Page’s guitar as the sound of “ 345 more words

Hearing Loss