Archive | August, 2014

Hearing Restored! The Cochlear Implant

At 62 years of age, Martha Davis is just now waking up to the sound of birds singing in the morning. She’s been hearing impaired for over 40 years following a case of childhood measles. Thanks to a hearing device called a cochlear implant, the Luling school teacher is getting used to hearing children playing […]

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Now Hear This: The Risks of Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss should not be treated as a normal part of aging. Research shows there is an increased risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease associated with hearing loss. Not only can hearing loss be socially isolating, evidence suggests that cognitive engagement protects against Dementia. For every 10 dB of hearing loss, the risk of Alzheimer’s […]

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