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5th Annual Knowles Hearing Center Symposium – Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much?

Knowles Hearing Center Symposium 2014 - Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much? Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:45am-5:00pm Hilton Orrington Hotel 1710 Orrington Avenue Evanston, IL 60201

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Labyrinthitis – aftercare

You may have seen your doctor because you've had labyrinthitis. This inner ear problem can cause you to feel like you are spinning (vertigo). Most of the worst symptoms of vertigo will go away within a week. However, you may feel dizzy at times for another 2 to 3 months.

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A Milwaukee Woman’s Mission for her Mom

Katie Mayer has committed to running a half-marathon in each state to raise money and awareness of Meniere’s disease. Katie is running her next marathon in Chicago on September 7, 2014.

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Concerts, fireworks and construction have the potential to cause damage

Some of the most common sounds of summer -- such as outdoor concerts, fireworks and construction -- can pose a threat to your hearing if you don't take steps to protect yourself, an expert warns.

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How Loud is Too Loud? Video

Scientists measure the loudness of sounds in units called "bells", named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. Talking softly is about 30 decibels. Speaking in a normal way is about 60 decibels.

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