Entries by daniel

A Month For Men to Think of Their Health

In part to honor Father’s Day, June is Men’s Health Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it is meant to “… raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men, and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions.” And one area of health to […]

A Change of Plans

Since 1927, May has been Better Hearing and Speech Month. But there’s never been a year quite like this one. Activities and programs meant to center, this year, on issues around “Communication at Work” have had to be shelved to deal with the elephant in the room that no one can ignore: COVID-19. The organization […]

Bluetooth-Enhanced Hearing Aids Are Becoming the Norm

Wireless has pretty much settled-in as a consumer buzzword. It basically means being able to connect computing devices without cluttering things up with a tangle of cords. It is a capability that is increasingly being extended to hearing aids. Wireless capability is quickly becoming the norm. And this is usually based on Bluetooth, the dominant […]

Drinking Does Not Help Your Hearing

It’s widely known that excessive drinking — especially chronic alcohol consumption — can lead to any number of health issues. And one of them is definitely degrading hearing, both over the short- and long-term. Something to maybe think about on St. Patrick’s Day. The first part of this is a no-brainer. There’s actually a specific […]

For the Sake of the Ears, Remember That It’s Cold Outside

Now that we’re deep into winter, it’s time to remember to protect our ears from what the season can throw at us — the cold, the wet, the flu. And hearing aids need some special love too. Since it’s the season to get sick, ear infections can be a regular aspect of winter. This will […]

When Your Child Needs a Hearing Aid

It’s not anything any parent wants to hear, but realizing that your child has a permanent hearing issue and will need a hearing aid is a challenge — but not a tragedy. With the technological leaps that have been made by hearing aid manufacturers in recent decades and the wealth of experience within the audiology […]