Good to know about hearing and wellness

Hearing well means living well. Browse these short articles for tips, trends and tales on topics related to hearing.


August 18, 2021

Carol Hannah

Carol Hannah San Antonio, Texas Carol Hannah is our Texas Judson recipient for the Campaign for Better Hearing. She has a severe hearing loss in her both ears. She has been aware of this for some time, but has not had the resources to purchase hearing aids. She has been through so many hardships during Covid and eventually lost her […]
May 18, 2021

Germaine McKinney

Meet Germaine McKinney Grand Rapids, MI Germaine is a young man that was born with a hearing loss. His hearing has continued to decrease over the years and he has not had access to sound for many years due to financial burdens. He has lost clarity in his speech. His hearing disability has limited his social and employment opportunities. Due […]
October 28, 2019

What is permanent hearing loss?

Is hearing loss always permanent? This is a popular question, and one that is very important to understand and investigate if you are experiencing any type of difficulty hearing. There are different types of hearing loss, and not all hearing loss is permanent. If you have temporary hearing loss it is important to understand the underlying cause, and seek treatment […]
April 1, 2019

How Do I Protect My Ears When I Ride a Motorcycle?

The biggest risk to your hearing when riding a motorcycle is exhaust and engine noise, right? Wrong. It’s actually the wind noise. How Wind Noise Can Damage Your Ears Thirty million Americans are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace, in recreational settings and at home—and motorcyclists are among them1. The good news is that NIHL is […]
March 19, 2019

How do I protect my ears when I fly?

You are packed and at the airport in plenty of time. After you visited the check-in counter, you navigated security without any hang-ups and made your way to the gate. You are ready to board the plane and head to your destination. However, you probably aren’t thinking too much about the noise level on the plane and whether or not […]
January 31, 2019

Can Prescription Medication Be Ototoxic and Damage My Hearing?

We’ve all taken prescription medication at one time or another. And if you are like most people, you probably didn’t think too much about the side effects at the time. But did you know that some medications can damage the ear? Some drugs may result in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. Drugs that are damaging to your […]