JUST ONE MORE REASON TO QUIT SMOKING

January 23, 2018

We’ve all heard the statistics: smoking increases risk for all kinds of diseases, from heart disease, cancer, respiratory problems. You name it–smoking probably exacerbates the problem. Despite all of the education warning against smoking in the past few decades, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimated that nearly 40 million American adults smoke cigarettes. Of …

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CHILDHOOD HEARING LOSS

December 22, 2017

Until a few years ago, hearing loss went undetected in young children until about the age of two. This is the age in which speech development becomes more apparent, which alerts parents and doctors of a potential problem with hearing ability. We are finding, however that in order to avoid developmental delays in communication and …

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DEMENTIA AND HEARING LOSS MAY BE RELATED: WHAT YOU CAN DO

October 10, 2017

Many people expect to experience hearing loss as we age: it happens to everyone, right? Hearing loss is not normally considered a major health issue when aging, but what if hearing loss causes other, serious issues such as Alzheimer’s and dementia? Studies have found links between hearing loss, communication difficulties, and mental decline. This makes …

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