January 7, 2020

H.R 3: Evidence of a Burgeoning New Reality?

by David J. Smriga, M.A.* “H.R. 3’s current language promotes a bias – intended or not – that mild-to-moderate hearing loss and severe-to-profound hearing loss are […]
November 22, 2019

A Delay In Getting Hearing Aids Can Mean More Than Hearing Trouble

A few years ago, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine gave us yet another reason to worry about getting Alzheimer’s disease and other […]
November 10, 2019

Hearing Aid Intervention Helps Individuals Gradually Adjust To Devices

When individuals wear their hearing aids for the first time, they are flooded with sounds they have not heard in months or years; yet, previous research […]
October 30, 2019

Hearing Aids May Reduce Risk of Dementia, Depression and Falling

A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost 1 in 4 people in the United States […]
October 29, 2019

Why is the Brain Disturbed by Harsh Sounds?

Why do the harsh sounds emitted by alarms or human shrieks grab our attention? What is going on in the brain when it detects these frequencies? […]