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Jun. 11, 2022

Meteorologist Meaghan Thomas Embraces Life and Supports Those Who Endure Hearing Loss with Help from New Hearing Aids

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PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY – From the WKRN TV studios in Nashville, Tennessee, Meaghan Thomas speaks to nearly three million people every day. But when the broadcast meteorologist posted recently on social media about overcoming hearing loss with hearing aids, the people spoke back. Many had been dealing with the same challenges. “I got so many messages from people of all ages
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May. 30, 2022

Barbie Has Hearing Aids! 

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Like most women my age, I grew up playing with Barbie dolls. My childhood afternoons were spent brushing Barbie’s hair, dressing her up in the latest fashions and taking her on a variety of adventures in my mind. All my friends did the same. Truth be told, we not only played with Barbie—we wanted to be Barbie. We coveted her
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May. 08, 2022

Why Bose Failed at Hearing Aids

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Editor’s Note: This week, Dr. Ben Thompson offers his take on the surprise announcement that Bose would stop selling its direct-to-consumer hearing aids that it launched nationwide in August 2021 For many, the Bose brand is synonymous with high fidelity sound. But recently, Bose announced that they would be ending sales of their direct-to-consumer (DTC) hearing aids and shuttering their
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Apr. 18, 2022

Where’s the Hearing Loss? My Experience at an Aging Conference

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“How does your program or service for older adults include hearing loss?” we asked each exhibitor at American Aging Society’s 2022 On Aging Conference. Most of the time we were met with silence, followed by, “That’s an interesting question. Well, we have links on our website to hearing loss resources for people, but it’s not a major part of what
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Mar. 19, 2022

When You Have Hearing Loss, Every Day is World Hearing Day

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World Hearing Day is a wonderful way to raise awareness about hearing loss, and this year’s theme “To hear for life, listen with care” was no exception. As a new member of the World Hearing Forum (WHF), I am proud to support WHF’s advocacy initiatives to raise awareness about hearing loss, promote safe listening to prevent noise-induced hearing loss, and
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Mar. 11, 2022

Optometrist with Hearing Loss Experiences Sensory Awakening with New Hearing Aids

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK — Brett Hagen has been practicing optometry in the Pacific Northwest for 30 years. Currently based in Spokane, Washington, and delivering eye care for Garland Vision Source, Hagen has never gotten over the special feeling of helping patients see. “I love my job,” he says. “Whether it’s someone getting glasses for the first time or getting laser
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Feb. 24, 2022

5 Common Questions about the Connection Between Heart Health and Hearing Health

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – February is American Heart Month. Did you know that your heart health is linked to your hearing health? There’s an important connection between your ears and your heart, and neglecting your cardiovascular system could spell trouble for your hearing.  Starkey Chief Health Officer Archelle Georgiou, MD, offers insights on this connection and proactive tips to keep in mind.  
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Feb. 19, 2022

Why do hearing aids cost so much?

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By Stephen O. Frazier That’s a question more and more people are asking as they move from denial into that place where they accept that they have a hearing loss and need to do something about it.  The simple answer could be that they cost so much because of a lack of research before buying.  More than one business has
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Feb. 14, 2022

Do Hearing Aids Need a Makeover?

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I’ve been thinking a lot about hearing loss stigma lately. Why does it continue to linger while other cultural stigmas successfully fade away? Is it because hearing loss is a communication disorder, impacting us right in the heart of our lives — our relationships? Whenever conversation gets challenging, bad feelings can result. To avoid the awkwardness, both sides retreat, hiding behind stigma
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Feb. 03, 2022

America’s Got Talent Music Producer Scott Simons Can Finally Be ‘True Self’ on Set with New Hearing Aids

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK — Singer, songwriter, and musician Scott Simons is best known as the voice behind the theme song for the hit children’s television series Paw Patrol. But he also plays a critical role on the popular competition show America’s Got Talent. As a member of the production team, in addition to arranging and producing, Simons collaborates with contestants to put