‘Like Brain Boot Camp’: Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss

Heard on All Things Considered May 31, 20172:00 PM ET Trying to make out what someone is saying in a noisy environment is a problem most people can relate to, and one that gets worse with age. At 77, Linda White hears all right in one-on-one settings but has problems...

Listening Is A Key To Connection

BY HEARING FIRST TEAM MAY 16, 2017 When your child learns to listen, they aren’t just hearing, but making sense of what they hear, associating words and meaning, and finding out about the world around them… all through listening. This week, we’re focused on how your...

CDC Releases New Report on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

On February 7, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released Too Loud! For Too Long!, a new CDC Vital Signs report about non-occupational noise-induced hearing loss and its association with socio-demographics and self-reported exposure to loud noise. According...

Summer is full of fun—and also a lot of noise.

WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 29, 2015—The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is encouraging people of all ages to protect their hearing this summer so they can treasure the sounds of the season for a lifetime. Packing earplugs along with the sunscreen for summer outings is just...

Love Your Heart, Test Your Hearing

Washington, DC, September 16, 2014—Your heart and hearing may have more in common than you realize says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), ( www.BetterHearing.org) which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and cardiovascular disease for World Heart...

Keeping Mentally Fit by Treating Hearing Loss

Washington, DC, September 5, 2014—Get your hearing tested and address hearing loss, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month in September. As more studies show a link between hearing loss and dementia, BHI is raising...