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Foundation Announces FY16 Grant Recipients

Elmhurst, IL, February 23, 2016: The American Hearing Research Foundation (AHRF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, recently awarded eight (8) grants totaling $201,000 for FY16, its 60th anniversary.

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ARO MidWinter Meeting

Association for Researchers in Otolaryngology (ARO) 39th Annual MidWinter Meeting at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA in February 2016. AHRF will be hosting a dinner for former and current Foundation research grant recipients on Sunday, February 21, 2016.

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Remaining Smoke-Free: Supporting the Hearing Impaired

Smoking not only leads to hearing impairment issues, it also worsens existing conditions and adds to existing conditions. Supporting the deaf and hearing impaired in remaining smoke-free is critical in helping to ensure safety, health, and ending the vicious cycle of tobacco use.

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Army Tests Hearing Drug at the Rifle Range

Staff Sgt. Tyler Durden and his fellow soldiers have been at the shooting range since 3 a.m. Every few seconds, …

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Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants

Although most babies will have at least one ear infection before they reach the age of 1, the infections can …

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‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ Surprisingly Common Among Young People

Complaint — awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises — was previously associated with old age.

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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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