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Are hearing impairment and diabetes connected? More than you might think. Hearing loss — which affects an estimated one of every five Americans — is twice as common among people living with diabetes, making healthy habits and regular hearing checkups all the more important for overall wellness. Some 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes , a chronic metabolic

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Your Refrigerator Is Running — Can You Hear It? You're probably familiar with the many telltale, well-known signs of hearing loss — asking people to repeat themselves frequently, turning up the TV to uncomfortable levels for others in the room, or leaning into a conversation on one side to use your “good ear.” But what if speech is clear to

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Earwax, that yellowish-brown goo, might inspire an "Ick!" or two, but managing it the right way can make a difference in your hearing health. Here's a primer on why you have earwax and what to do about it. Why is earwax in your ear? Earwax, or "cerumen," results from secretions by the ceruminous glands in the outer ear canal. The secretions help

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With an estimated one in five Americans directly touched by hearing loss — a common chronic condition that spans race, gender, age, and socioeconomic status — some icons in pop culture and beyond have experienced this challenge in their own lives. As the nation celebrates Black History Month this February, take a look at these eight African-American notables who triumphed

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Nutrition is a great way to prevent hearing loss. Read on for great soup recipes that will get your hearing health on sure footing for the coming year. Itís National Soup Month! What better way to kick it off than with an old Italian proverb? “Soup does seven things: It takes away hunger, takes away thirst, fills the stomach, cleans

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Search 'Top 10 New Year's resolutions' and what are you sure to find? Lists that often start with 'fitness' or 'exercise.' With benefits from better skin and stronger bones to weight loss, improved mental health, and more, it's no wonder that exercise pops up as a perennial New Year's resolution favorite! But did you know? Exercise can also help prevent hearing impairment. So

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Meeting with an audiologist might be a little daunting if you've never seen one before. Audiologists help to look after our ears and hearing health and many people should see one as they get older or experience issues with their auditory systems. If you're worried about seeing an audiologist, one of the best things you can do is put yourself

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Tech tailored to you, your lifestyle, and your goals Looking to get yourself or your favorite tech-savvy, fitness-focused loved one a pair of hearables this season? Check out our helpful hearable gift guide that covers what they are, some of the different features, various brands, and the ordering process. What Hearables Are The definition of a “hearable” is constantly evolving,

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Clang! Slam! Rizzz! Vroom! From engines running and car doors closing to sanders whirring and air compressors humming, workplace noise comes with the territory at auto shops, and some of it can prove damaging to a mechanicís ears and hearing health. An estimated 22 million American workers across various industries experience dangerous sound levels, according to the National Institute for

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It’s easy to become overwhelmed at the thought of needing hearing aids . However, today’s devices are small and work wonders! If you suspect that you have a hearing loss and are ready to make an appointment for a hearing test, it’s possible that you might get hearing aids that same day. A little preparation can help you determine how

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