Toys Bring the Noise

It’s that time of year again – toys and all of their noise! What to know and what to do about noisy toys kids get this Christmas. The holiday season is here and with it, toys, toys, and more toys. Catalogs of them arrive by mail. Stores have fully stocked shelves of them. Friends and… Continue reading Toys Bring the Noise

Hidden Occupational Hearing Risks

Many occupations can be detrimental to one’s hearing ability. In fact, hearing loss is the most common work-related injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 22 million Americans are exposed to high noise levels while they are at work, and an estimated $242 million is spent yearly on worker’s compensation for… Continue reading Hidden Occupational Hearing Risks

Concerned About Hearing Loss? You Might Want to Brush Your Teeth

While many of us are concerned about how exposure to loud noises can affect our hearing health, it turns out that we’ve been ignoring a critical aspect of hearing loss for far too long – our mouths. When we slack off on brushing and flossing our teeth, we start to develop harmful bacteria in our… Continue reading Concerned About Hearing Loss? You Might Want to Brush Your Teeth

4 Resolutions for Healthier Hearing

Each January, millions of people across the country and around the world make new year’s resolutions for better health from losing weight to exercising more to taking more time for themselves. This year, why not make resolutions for hearing health? Hearing is precious and caring for it is an often-overlooked part of self-care. Hearing loss… Continue reading 4 Resolutions for Healthier Hearing

Keeping Your Ears Warm and Your Hearing Health Intact This Winter

As the temperature drops and snow starts falling it is necessary to bundle up and stay warm. Coats, hats, scarves, boots, and gloves are a big part of the essential winter gear. As you make your way out into the cold air this season, don’t ignore your ears and your hearing health! Cover Your Ears… Continue reading Keeping Your Ears Warm and Your Hearing Health Intact This Winter