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It’s hardly a spoiler alert to tell you the world is a noisy place. From  sports venues  and  restaurants  to cineplexes and city streets, loudness is trending. Yet, according to a 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 70 percent of people exposed to loud noise “never or seldom wear hearing protection.” And who can blame us? We (hopefully) protect

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Hearing loss is one of the  most common health concerns  in the world. An estimated two-thirds of adults over the age of 70 and one-third of adults younger than 60 have hearing loss. Recent research suggests that older adults with  hearing loss are more likely to experience symptoms of cognitive decline . A Johns Hopkins study found that cognitive diminishment

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This question requires one of those “good news, bad news” answers! The bad news is: once hearing is lost, it’s impossible to restore it to how it was. The good news is: Although it is impossible to  restore hearing, it  is  possible to treat and improve hearing loss with hearing aids! There are several different types of hearing loss. By far,

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Growing up with parents who are hearing-loss professionals — dad is an audiologist; mom is a certified hearing-health specialist — Blaise Delfino heard their messages loud and clear. “I started playing drums at 5,” Delfino said. “Dad said, ‘You need your sticks to play drums, and you need hearing protection to play drums.’ We had a lot of conversations [about

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Tips for Traveling - Starkey Hearing Technologies    Whether it’s going on a vacation, visiting friends and family for the holidays or just packing the car for a road trip with friends, traveling should be fun. But for those with hearing aids and hearing loss, traveling can be hard.  Keep these tips in mind for a worry-free vacation: Pack Extra:

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