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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

May is not only the first month of summer but it is also Better Hearing & Speech Month. Hidden Hearing earlier this year commissioned research carried out by Empathy Research on hearing loss in Ireland and some of the results
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Hidden Hearing – Healthy Aging, Happy Aging & Better Hearing

When people mention healthy aging & hearing loss, many people get panicked and worry about a surge of medical conditions that can happen. I’m happy to tell you that getting older doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have a bunch of medical
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How much is too much headphone use?

Is more headphone use leading to hearing loss? Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing?  Hearing loss is often not a dramatic event, but something that increases over time.
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How loud is too loud? How long is too long?

Check out our Noise Thermometer It is well established that long-term exposure to loud noise can damage hearing, sometimes irreparably, but few people understand how to assess loud noise. And although sound meters are now available on most smartphones (See
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What do Bill Clinton and Ronald Regan have in common?

Did you know both former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton were fitted with hearing aids while they were in office? In September 1983 Ronald Reagan began wearing a custom-made, technologically advanced hearing aid in his right ear after experiencing increased
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