• Protect Your Hearing this July 4th

    Fireworks and firecrackers can be as loud as 140 to 160 decibels—louder than a jackhammer or jet plane take-off. Safe listening levels are generally 75–80 decibels. The louder the noise, the less time it takes to damage a person’s hearing. Noise-induced…

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  • June is Alzheimers Awareness Month

    The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Cognition- If you break down what hearing is, it is a major component in our ability to connect with the rest of the world. Hearing loss is highly related to social isolation and loneliness, which we’ve known for a…

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  • Summer Health Dangers

    The Most Common Summer Health Dangers Summer is a favorite time of the year for many, but that does not mean you can forget about the major hazards it poses for your health. Here are 5 of the most common summer health dangers. Dehydration Dehydration is common…

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  • Why dysphagia therapy?

    June is Dysphagia Awareness Month. It translates to dys- (disordered) and -phagia (swallowing). Problems can range from severe instances of a complete inability to swallow to mild discomfort when swallowing. Some people complain of coughing on liquids. Others say…

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