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Plan ahead: go online and look at the menu and reviews about the food and the AMBIANCE. Open Table is a great example of using this information. Make reservations to request being seated in a location removed from excessive noise, like in a booth or outdoor patio. Dining in off-peak hours can minimize the chances of a crowded and noisy

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Although hearing aids may not be able to block out all background noise, certain features in hearing aids can provide the challenged listener with an advantage. Being able to localize sounds is key to hearing better in any environment. Most hearing aids can direct focus toward a sound source. A small remote microphone can be used with your hearing aid

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There are many critical stages to a hearing aid fitting. These include: fitting in the ear well sound is comfortable at all times learning how to care for the hearing aids on a daily basis fine tuning /programming to address different listening situations addressing phone use issues understanding the benefits and limitations of hearing aid use These tasks are accomplished

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Access to information through the internet has made it easier for us to search topics in the privacy of our home. We can search for information on almost anything we’d like to know more about. The internet provides us an opportunity to do preliminary information gathering before we discuss the topic with our spouse, our children, or our doctor. With

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Last month The New York Times ran a short article on the Science page on “A Hearing Aid that Cuts out All the Clutter”. The hearing aid discussed in the article actually could be YOUR hearing aid.  Or it may not be your hearing aid. It depends on whether your hearing aid has a telephone coil, also called a t-coil.

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More suffer from hearing loss than expected, study shows If left untreated, condition could lead to isolation and exacerbate other health issues, Hopkins researcher warns Dr. Frank R. Lin, assistant professor in the Division of Otology,… (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun) December 03, 2011|By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun One in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than

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As President of the Maryland Academy of Audiology this year, I receive many emails requesting assistance and information. Several weeks ago I received an interesting email from a gentleman who wanted the name of a Doctor of Audiology who did not sell hearing aids. He thought that if he saw someone that only tested hearing, he would receive a “professional

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