Month: January 2017

Earwax, what is it and why?

Earwax, known as Cerumen, is a yellowish waxy secretion in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. The skin of the outer part of the canal has special glands that produce earwax. It provides protection for the skin of

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Hearing loss Victory

In a few weeks the Super Bowl will be held. Derrick Coleman, fullback and his teammates, the Seattle Seahawks, won the title several years ago. What makes this so noteworthy is Derrick has worn hearing aids since elementary school. Without them he hears very

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FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid OTC accessibility

FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid accessibility SHARE TWEET LINKEDIN PIN IT EMAIL PRINT For Immediate Release December 7, 2016 Release Español The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced important steps to better support consumer access to hearing

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New study finds a link between hearing loss and personality changes

Most people tend to become less outgoing as they age, a new study from the University of Gothenburg shows, indicating this change is more apparent in those suffering from hearing loss. Researchers studied 400 individuals 80-98 years old over the

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