August 2, 2018

Hearing Loss and Ototoxic Drugs – CNN Reports

In South Africa, Khumbulani Shandu, a 14-year old child, was suffering from drug-resistant tuberculosis. Then, after receiving a highly toxic antibiotic and other medication, he experienced sudden-onset hearing loss and went deaf. Read about his story in this CNN article and read his story of courage and how he was able to hear again when an anonymous donor paid for […]
August 7, 2018

Preschool Teachers at Higher Risk for Hearing Loss

If you have ever spent time in preschools, you probably agree that there is a universal way to describe them. Loud. Large groups of children can be very noisy, especially during free time when they aren’t calmly listening to an instructor. Now, new research conducted by Sofie Fredriksson at Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden shows that this noisy work environment is […]
August 10, 2018

Reduced Risk of Hearing Loss in Women – New Study Shows Positive Trends

In a recent study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and published in The Journal of Nutrition, scientists focused on the link between eating a healthy diet and a reduced risk of hearing loss in adult women. Researchers studied a cohort of nearly 82,000 women over 22 years. They found that women who followed one of three well-studied diets had […]
August 16, 2018

Think Your Hearing is Great?

You might want to check out your hearing, according to a recent study, reports NPR According to research, “If you think your hearing is just fine, think again. A federal study finds that about a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 who think their hearing is good or excellent are in fact showing signs of hearing […]
May 14, 2019

Chief Audiologist with Hearing Loss Shares Unique Patient Connection

The Campaign for Better Hearing is pleased to announce that our Chief Audiologist, Leslie Soiles, was highlighted in an article in the Hearing Journal’s May 2019 edition, “Audiologists with Hearing Loss Share Unique Patient Connection.” We invite you to read Dr. Soiles’ story and learn how her hearing loss journey has impacted her career and made her an audiologist who […]
August 26, 2019

Use Closed Captions? HLAA invites you to share feedback with FCC

Take action to improve an important tool for people with hearing loss, TV captioning. Learn about an important petition and what you can do to make watching TV easier.