Archive | May, 2013

Drugs That Can Cause Hearing Loss

Did you know that a lot of prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause hearing loss?┬áIf not, you’re not alone. These drugs are also known as Ototoxic medicines, and many people are unaware that there are over 200 of these drugs on the market today. As a matter of fact, the word Ototoxic means “damage to […]

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In The Mouth Hearing Aid

This is not the first bone conduction hearing aid on the market, but the SoundBite is the first that does not require surgery, is easily removable, and you put it in your mouth. How does it work? The device that is put in your mouth helps one hear through vibrations that is picked up by […]

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Teen Given New Hearing Aids

Alyssa Kuykendall, a teenager with hearing loss, may begin to hear again today. Twice within the past three years, her hearing aids were destroyed when her parent’s house in Piqua caught fire. When the 17-year-old appeared on the Dr. Phil television show, she was donated a pair of hearing aids by Oticon, the world’s second […]

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Noisy Toys May Cause Hearing Loss In Children

The toys you got for your children on Christmas may cause them hearing problems. Those police car toys and rubber duckies can give off sounds of 90 decibels (dB). That’s as loud as a lawnmower. Noise at this level is painful and can result in permanent hearing loss in your children. Doctors are seeing a […]

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