Hearing

Don't count on your family doctor to detect that you have hearing loss.  Only 14% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss during a physical. Since most people with hearing impairments hear well in a quiet environment like a doctor's office, it can be virtually...

The care of those in hospice presents a multitude of challenges for patients as well as their caregivers and family members. Amid pressing concerns such as medical care, pain management and legal and financial concerns, families often become overwhelmed, and hearing loss is often at the...

The CDC says poor nutrition in childhood can lead to an increased risk for developing health conditions such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and now even hearing loss. A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that young adults...

 Are you an ambitious problem solver?  Many people ignore or downplay their health problems, and they do so for a variety of reasons. But addressing hearing loss sends the message that you’re willing to deal with issues like this head-on: You’ll do what it takes to...