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Five habits that can harm your hearing health

Looking for another reason to break all those bad health habits you’ve been accumulating? These five bad habits in particular are linked to hearing loss: Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears,potentially damaging delicate ear cells. Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears, potentially damaging delicate ear cells. The more you smoke, the greater the risk for… Read More »

Hearing aids for profound hearing loss

When Roger Draper was about 10 years old, a dose of antibiotics damaged his hearing. At first his mother couldn’t take in the sad news. “She would say, ‘Roger, do the dishes,’ and when I didn’t respond, she’d accuse me of ignoring her,” he recalls. Roger Draper  Draper, who works as an editor in New… Read More »