Better Speech and Hearing Month: "Communication Across the Lifespan"

Better Speech and Hearing Month: “Communication Across the Lifespan”

Dr. Molly Dillon Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Research, Science

Each May, the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates Better Speech and Hearing Month, in an effort to increase awareness about communication disorders and hearing impairments as well as inspire action in the community. For 2019, the theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan”. …

No Bones About It: Osteoporosis May Nearly Double Risk of Sudden Hearing Loss

No Bones About It: Osteoporosis May Nearly Double Risk of Sudden Hearing Loss

Dr. Molly Dillon Comorbidity, Disorders, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

What does osteoporosis, a potentially debilitating disease affecting some 10 million Americans and 2 million Canadians, have in common with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, dementia, and other selected conditions? It can go hand in hand with hearing loss. More specifically, at least one study links …

Noise Impacts Hearing—and Food Choices

Noise Impacts Hearing—and Food Choices

Dr. Molly Dillon Comorbidity, Hearing Health, News

How’s this for a New Year’s resolution twofer: Dialing down loud sounds could help an individual’s hearing health and their waistline! Excess noise can lead to ear pain, ringing or other unwanted head sounds, and even permanent hearing impairment. It’s one of the leading — …