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The sweet sounds of summer...

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 30, 2017 10:15:21 AM

As summer is in full swing, we run from one activity to another so quickly that we may forget to stop and think about how each of these activities can harm our hearing.  For a lot of people, summertime means enjoying the great outdoors. But along with favorite summer pastimes come potential threats to your hearing — in the form of ka-booms, roars, blasts and other ear-piercing noises.

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Topics: summer, outdoors, summertime, noise-induced hearing loss

5 surprising outdoor activities that could hurt your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 13, 2017 7:10:00 AM

As the weather gets nicer, it's time to get outside, get active and meet family and friends for fun. But some of these activities have excessive noises that you might not even think about. 

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Topics: summer, outdoors, fireworks, motorcycle, hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, outdoor events, yard work, construction

Summertime and the livin’ is easy...But maybe not so easy on your ears!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 18, 2016 2:00:00 PM

For a lot of people, summertime means enjoying the great outdoors. But along with favorite summer pastimes come potential threats to your hearing — in the form of ka-booms, roars, blasts and other ear-piercing noises. 

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Topics: traffic, easy, hearing, exposure, communication, work, Loud, preventable, summer, leisure activities, Lawn mower, damage, hearing protection, hearing care, outdoors, race car, fireworks, motorcycle, Americans, ears, summertime

Have you experienced ‘birding by ear’?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Wild birds have clearly stolen our hearts. Today, approximately 85 million Americans enjoy observing, photographing or feeding wild birds, according to USA Today. A growing number of these individuals identify their passion as “birding,” which is different from bird watching, in part because it involves more than just the sense of sight.

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Topics: hearing, birding, hearing aids, avian, observe, birdsong, outdoors

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