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How Cold Weather Affects Your Hearing Aids

Winter is upon us, and whether you’re an avid skier or just live in upstate New York, it’s important to know how this colder weather affects your hearing aids. Now, most hearing aids are designed to resist cold temperatures, but these winter conditions still call for a little extra vigilance for hearing aid users.  The dry, cold air can cause zinc-air batteries to drain faster than they usually might, and, without proper care, condensation can build up within the hearing aid, ...

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Five things you don't know about hearing aids

Many people think they know all there is to know about hearing aids.  The following are 5 things you may not know about hearing aids.

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Children with slight hearing loss do poorer in their schooling

Children with slight hearing loss are purported to do a little poorer in school and can potentially grow up with learning difficulties suggests a new study. 

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Halloween Safety Tips

Here are some tips to make Halloween fun and safe!

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Apple Releases New App to Help Battle Hearing Difficulties

Apple has released a new app that will help gauge the decibels in your surroundings

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Healthy Ears Make A Healthy Brain

Acting at the first sign of hearing loss is a great way to avoid future health difficulties such as dementia. 

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Teen loses eyesight from having a terrible diet for years

A teenager in the country of England that has been a “picky eater” since elementary school is now suffering with hearing and vision loss due to his terrible, years-long diet of junk foods.

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Tinnitus: 5 Reasons for Ringing Ears

Nearly 50 million Americans report having it.  Ringing in your ears, known as tinnitus, may not seem like a terribly big deal, but it can be an extremely annoying condition that can distract you from everyday life activities. Luckily, there are several ways to relieve the problem.  We previously covered treatments in a past blog here.

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Ask the Expert: Hearing Care Practitioner Luz Parra

In our next installment of our “Ask the Expert” blog series, we’re featuring Luz Parra out of our Clermont and Kissimmee, Florida offices. Luz has been with Beltone for 12 years and in the hearing care business for over 22 years! Let’s get to know a little bit more about Luz. 

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Signs of Hearing Loss

One of the biggest steps when it comes to resolving hearing loss issues, it realizing you may indeed have hearing loss.  Whether it is because people don't know what the signs are, or they simply ignore them, you need to be aware of some of the most common signs of hearing loss.  What are they?

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Ask the Expert: Hearing Care Practitioner Doug Niemiec

In our next installment of our “Ask the Expert” blog series, we’re featuring Doug Niemiec out of our Elyria and Ravenna, Ohio offices. Doug has been with Beltone for 10 years and in the hearing care business for 13 years! Let’s get to know a little bit more about Doug. 

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Ask the Expert: Hearing Care Practitioner Drew E. Kimbrough

In our next installment of our “Ask the Expert” blog series, we’re featuring Drew E. Kimbrough out of our Spokane Valley, Washington area offices. Drew has been with Beltone for nearly four years and in the hearing care business for 24 years! Let’s get to know a little bit more about Drew. 

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