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Is a Deaf Dog Right for You?

      We love our dogs, don’t we? They can be purebred or mixed, lapdog or running companion, therapy, support or guardian animals, hearing or deaf. What? Deaf?Yes, deaf. Many people know firsthand that deaf dogs can be great pets. But did you know that dogs’ hearing may be tested and possibly treated?...

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I Think I’ll Wait Until My Hearing Gets Really Bad

What is your reason to postpone an investment in better hearing? While cost may certainly be a concern, it has also been shown that even when hearing aids are free, many still balk at wearing them. What’s worse is when physicians tell their patients that they are “too young” to wear hearing aids, or...

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The 3 P’s to Better Hearing

TV commercials or online ads may imply something different, but there are 3 critical factors to successful hearing treatment. A lack of any of the 3 could negatively impact your success to better hearing. The first and most important “P” is the Professional. Finding the right professional is essential!...

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Is It My MEMORY…Or Is It My HEARING?

Does your loved one constantly forget items that you know you’ve discussed with them, or is it possible that they didn’t actually hear the message correctly? New research shows that hearing loss may be mistaken for signs of Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia and it may actually contribute to cognitive...

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Your Brain and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss – the subject can invoke a wide spectrum of reactions. From “selective hearing” jokes to a real burden on relationships, working in the Hearing Healthcare field exposes you to them all. But how serious is hearing loss and how important is the need to treat it? There is more and more research...

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You Have Choices…

When it comes to hearing loss, most people think the only choice they have is to spend thousands of dollars on hearing aids, but that’s not true - you DO have choices. Did you know that by age 65, one out of every three of your friends will be living with a notable level of hearing loss? Statistics...

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Ask Dr. Ann

What is the most significant change you’ve seen in your industry over the past year? With advancements in technology, audiology and hearing aids can now be offered as a fully mobile service. From the initial consultation, testing, diagnose to treatment, Doctors Hearing can fully take care of a patient...

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Who Can You Trust These Days?

How many mailers and advertisements for hearing aids do you receive in one week? I just asked a patient this question. Her response? “Every week? How about every DAY? And I don’t trust any of them!” Expect to see many more hearing aid mailers, infomercials and magazine ads in the upcoming years as...

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Hearing Loss Is Not a Harmless Condition

You should ask your doctor today; is my hearing OK? Recent medical research and studies are showing that untreated hearing loss is linked to numerous other serious medical conditions. The link getting the most attention is the relationship of untreated hearing loss and early onsets of dementia and Alzheimer’s....

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is Serious

Most people think of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) occurring only when their job or environment is filled with constant noise. They think that you will only get this type of hearing loss if you work in noisy jobs like construction, mining, or some kind of industrial setting. While this is definitely...

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When Was Your Last Hearing Test?

Regularly scheduled hearing tests should be part of your normal health routine but are often not included as part of an annual physical. It is recommended that people over 50 have a hearing test every 5 years and over 65 every two years. Your hearing may have influence on many aspects of health. ...

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Is It My MEMORY… Or Is It My HEARING?

Does your loved one constantly forget items that you know you’ve discussed with them, or is it possible that they didn’t actually hear the message correctly? New research shows that hearing loss may be mistaken for signs of Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia and it may actually contribute to cognitive...

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Mobile Ears: Local Audiologist Makes House Calls

By venturing out on her own, it gave her the freedom to structure her practice her way: with an office practice as well as offering home visits. This gives her patients the attention they desire. Rasmussen saw how hectic it is for older patients who juggle multiple doctors’ appointments for various...

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Is It True That Medicare Covers Hearing Aids Now?

                                              People often wonder why hearing aids have never been covered by Medicare. Well, this year, there some new options for hearing aids through Medicare Advantage plans. But buyer, beware: these options are not always what they appear. Regular Medicare plans...

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Gain Your Confidence Using CapTel Phone!

“This technology is amazing - we can actually have a conversation with mom now instead of her running it and us only being able to say 'yes' or 'no.' It's crazy, she's a 73 year old woman and she has called everyone now.” - A. Costa A captioned telephone service for people with hearing loss called CapTel®...

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