Children, Bills, and Hearing Aids

What your insurance covers is very dependent on the plan you have and the state you live in. When it comes to buying hearing aids, most states’ health insurance companies do not cover hearing aids.[...]

Blast Fireworks, Not Your Hearing

Happy Fourth of July! Independence day means lemonade, hotdogs, parades, swimming, and lots of noise. No Fourth of July celebration is complete without fireworks.

Interested in Becoming an Audiologist?

With graduation season approaching, it is fitting to talk about what it takes to become an audiologist. An audiologist “diagnoses and treats patients suffering from hearing, central auditory[...]

How Do College Students Deal with Hearing Loss?

College is not easy. Lectures, extracurricular activities, and social events can be especially difficult for those who are hard of hearing. It is reported that each year about 20,000 deaf or hard of[...]

Pollen and Our Ears

The “yellow stuff” we are going to be talking about is not earwax, but pollen. Believe it or not pollen, which seasonally inhibits allergies, can cause temporary ear problems and discomfort.[...]

March Madness!

March is full of madness! Maybe it is due to the clocks going back an hour, or spring starting, or the basketball tournament that takes over all of the sports world, but what March does not have to[...]

How to Travel with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are special. If you leave them at home, forget the charger/batteries, or forget the needed accessories, you cannot just go to your local supermarket and get what you are missing. Apart[...]

Snapshot: History of Hearing

The earliest skeletal remains were believed to have hearing loss were found in Iraqi Kurdistan around 10,000 - 45,000 years ago. Scientists assumed there was hearing loss involved due to finding bony[...]

Are you in the loop?

Staying up-to-date on all of the latest information is good, but that is not the type of loop we are going to be talking about!

Over the Counter: A New Way to Get Hearing Aids

What used to be the only way to buy hearing aids would be from a professional hearing specialist. As of 2018, the FDA passed a bill that would allow the distribution of OTC hearing aids, or[...]