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What's So Great About Digital Hearing Aids?

Digital hearing aids quickly convert sounds into a series of numbers. The computer chip inside...
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Don't Wait If You Suspect Hearing Loss

If you suspect that you or a loved one has a hearing loss, don't hesitate. A detailed audiological exam is...
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Understanding Keloids

Keloids may form on any part of the body, although the lobule of the ear, upper chest...
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Chronic Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)

Otitis media refers to inflammation of the middle ear. When infection occurs...
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Decibels Chart

Most otologists agree that continual exposure to a noise that is 85 decibels or louder...
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Why Can't I Breathe Through My Nose?

Nasal obstruction is often caused by structural problems of the nasal anatomy. Deviation of the nasal septum...
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Cold with Loss of Voice?

When you have an upper respiratory tract infection (like the common cold) swelling in the larynx leads to a condition called...
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How Loud is Too Loud?

When a noise is too loud it begins to kill the nerve endings in the inner ear. The more you are exposed...
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