The Johns Hopkins Study on Hearing and Cognition

 Starting in 2010 Dr Frank Lin and colleagues commenced publishing results of studies of hearing loss and dementia, arriving at essentially the same conclusions using two paradigms and two different, large subject cohorts.  At the time, a Huffington Post article provided a good summary for lay readers of two studies loosely referred to as The Johns Hopkins…

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Hearing Aid Battery Technology Advances and Cautions

For years, dispensing audiologists have been cautioning patients and parents to take care around hearing aid batteries.  The threat of accidentally ingesting a battery was a real one and posed significant danger when batteries contained mercury.  The caution was codified in the FDA hearing aid information booklet that is still part of every hearing aid…

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Flying the Friendly Skies with Hearing Aids

Despite United’s persistent efforts to discourage air travel for people who are teenagers, wear leggings, or have assigned seats, it’s likely that many readers have a trip planned by air in the near future. Those who wear hearing aids may wonder what’s in store for them, their hearing aids, and their batteries when checking luggage,…

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Hearing Aids for the Young at Heart

Over the years, The Audiology Condition has socked away items of interest for active Seniors who may find themselves consulting with Audiologists.   The following are light-hearted articles but each contains a hearing nugget worth thinking about for active Seniors seeking hearing help.     Seniors are the New Awesome   Back in the day,…

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