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Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids

More than 10 percent of babies born with an infection called cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, a new study reports.

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A Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

Your child has an earache. After your first visit to a physician you may hear some of the following terms related to the diagnosis and treatment of this common childhood disorder.

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Before, During, & After Implant Surgery

What happens before surgery?
What happens during surgery?
What happens after surgery?
How can I help my child receive the most benefit from their cochlear implant?
What can I expect a cochlear implant to achieve in my child?
Can a patient hear immediately after the operation?

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Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found that consuming at least two servings of fish and omega-3s each week could help prevent or delay hearing loss.

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A Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

Your child has an earache. After your first visit to a physician you may hear some of the following terms related to the diagnosis and treatment of this common childhood disorder.

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Better Ear Health

Many medical conditions can affect your hearing health. Treatment of these and other hearing losses can often lead to improved or restored hearing. If left undiagnosed and untreated, some conditions can lead to irreversible hearing impairment or deafness.

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Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing

Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus.

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Can magnetic coil ease tinnitus? VA trial aims to find out

“Sometimes I hear it in both ears, sometimes only in one ear. Sometimes it seems to be right in the middle of my head. It’s not predictable.”

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Assistive Listening & Alerting Devices

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are devices used in addition to hearing aids and cochlear implants to make more sounds accessible to people with hearing impairment.

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How to get Hearing Aids

How do I get hearing aids? To get hearing aids, you should first have a hearing evaluation to determine the type and amount of your hearing loss. The process begins with a medical and audiologic examination.

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