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Easy on the Ears at Jazz Fest

Easy on the Ears at Jazz Fest Heading to Jazz Fest? Have a great time and take some simple steps to protect your hearing.  A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaotolaryngology/article-abstract/2507069 found that the incidence of hearing loss has risen in past years. It is believed that attendance at music […]

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The High Cost of Hearing Loss

The High Cost of Hearing Loss             The costs of untreated hearing loss to one’s financial, physical, and mental well-being are much more of a burden than the cost of seeking treatment. Although approximately 38 million adults in the United States have some form of hearing loss, only 16% of those between the ages of […]

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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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