Did You Know Your Smoking Habit Can Affect Hearing Health?

A smoking habit has a long list of well-known risks to health, including respiratory problems, cancer and heart disease. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has estimated that about 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, so this can have huge health … Read More

Hearing Loss Twice as Likely for Diabetics

Hearing loss has many well-known causes: excessive noise, otosclerosis, Meniere‚Äôs disease, and aging. Did you know that Diabetes is also a leading cause of hearing loss? Recent research has discovered that diabetics are about two times as likely to have … Read More

A Bigger Consequence of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a problem and a major inconvenience. It can make doing everyday tasks more difficult and even interfere with job performance. A study at the University of British Columbia has found another consequence to hearing loss, however, and … Read More

Slimming Down Can Reduce the Risk of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a big issue in the United States. About 48 million Americans (20%) report hearing loss of some kind. As we age, the percentages rise: approximately 33 percent of adults over 65 experience hearing loss. And will hearing … Read More