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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Measles Measles cases in the U.S. are at a 20-year high, according to the CDC. Be sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your vaccines. Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough If you can't control your cholesterol with lifestyle changes, [...]

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Hearing Loss Affects All Ages

May is designated Better Hearing & Speech Month, raising public awareness and increase understanding about hearing loss issues. According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated one-third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 75, and close to half of those older than 75, have some degree of hearing loss. [...]

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Hearing Through the Holidays: Noisy Gifts

Hearing loss is often associated with the aging population but it impacts the lives of younger generations too. The Hearing Health Foundation reports that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from hearing loss in at least one ear, including 20 percent of teenagers. Young children also inflict hearing damage by playing [...]

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Hearing Aids

As with just about everything else, our ability to hear can decline with age. Often the change is so slow we don't even notice until someone else points it out. How do you know if you might be a candidate for a hearing aid? That's one of the questions we [...]

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Personal Audio Devices and Hearing

Step outside onto any city street and you're likely to see people hooked up to a personal audio device. Every day more and more people are using them. But have you ever wondered about the impact these music players have on hearing? Experts at Mayo Clinic want to make sure [...]

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

You better turn the volume down for this episode of Medical Edge in which Mayo Clinic Dr. Colin Driscoll addresses noise induced hearing loss. To listen, click the link below. Noise Induced Hearing Loss

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Signs of Hearing Problems

Hearing loss can happen so subtly, you may not even notice. In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Colin Driscoll offers clues that may tip you off. To listen, click the link below. Signs of Hearing Problems

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