Monthly Archives: January 2015

Comments Off on How Songbirds May Help Build a Better Hearing Aid

Listening in crowded, noisy environments is difficult for those with and without hearing loss.  When wearing a hearing aid unfortunately the amplified sound can make it even more challenging to hear in difficult listening situations since a hearing aid cannot replicate what the brain does to filter unwanted sound...

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Comments Off on What’s the Harm in a Little Fun ?

When we think about noise-induced hearing loss, it is likely that workplace noise comes to mind first.  We may even think about noise exposure related to adult leisure activities such as snowmobiling and hunting.  What we probably tend to overlook as parents, grandparents and caregivers is the exposure of children to noise damaging toys.

Cammie Kaulback, Manager of Hearing Services, Deaf & Hear Alberta authored an article published in the Canadian Hearing Re...

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Comments Off on Buyer Beware of Buying Hearing Aids Over the Internet

In the Fall 2014, Edition 103 of the Journal of The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario, there is an article authored by Rose Simpson regarding the dangers of buying hearing aids over the internet.

Although it is tempting for the consumer to consider this cost saving option, they are putting themself at risk for potential harm...

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