Hearing loss during the holidays

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Dr. Molly DillonHearing Health, Hearing Loss

December is a time to visit with family and loved ones, but the busy-ness and volume of our gatherings, festivities, and celebrations could cause some worry for those who have hearing loss. Here is some advice on how to enjoy the holidays with hearing loss: …

Group of people holding fireworks

A Campaign to Make Listening Safe for All

Dr. Molly DillonHearing Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1 billion people are at high risk of developing noise-induced hearing loss. People, ages 12-35, are particularly vulnerable to hearing loss as a result of loud noise exposure. WHO specifically cites that contributing to this increased risk …

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Dr. Molly DillonHearing Health

The last time we regularly underwent hearing tests was probably when we were in school. Few Americans include regular hearing screenings in their schedule of health maintenance checks. For instance, you’ve likely had a few vision tests in the last decade, while it’s unlikely that …

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

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

Dr. Molly DillonCommunication, 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”. …