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October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Dr. Molly Dillon Hearing Loss

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month this month. Hearing health and exposure to noise are October by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to increase awareness about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Decibels and Our Hearing A …

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 …