‘Like Brain Boot Camp’: Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss May 31, 2017- 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 in noisier situations. “Mostly in […]
Listening Is A Key To Connection May 16, 2017- 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 child’s listening can lead to learning goals. Read on […]
CDC Releases New Report on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss March 6, 2017- 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 to the report about 1 out of 4 U.S. adults who report excellent to good hearing […]
Summer is full of fun—and also a lot of noise. July 6, 2015- 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 one of six easy tips that BHI is offering. While many […]
Love Your Heart, Test Your Hearing September 17, 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 Day, September 29.
Keeping Mentally Fit by Treating Hearing Loss September 14, 2014- Keep Your Mind Fit: Check Your Hearing and Address Hearing Loss for World Alzheimer’s Month
Connect the Dots on Hearing Loss May 4, 2014- Recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues.
Giving a Shout-Out to the Happiness May 4, 2014- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is recognizing World Mental Health Day and National Depression Screening Day on October 10th by raising awareness of the link between unaddressed hearing loss and depression.
Northern Hearing Voted Best Audiologist for 2013 May 4, 2014- Northern Hearing wins gold for Best Audiologist in 2013 Best of Alaska Awards.
Cherish the Sweet Sounds of Summer Safely May 4, 2014- As summer vacation gets into full swing, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging children and adults to protect their hearing, reminding them that noise-induced hearing loss cannot be reversed.