New Implantable Device May Help You to Hear Again

If you have a certain kind of hearing loss for which hearing aids provide limited benefit, a new solution may improve your ability to hear and understand. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first implantable device for people who have severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss of high-frequency sounds, but can hear low-frequency sounds with or without a hearing aid. … Read More

Thyroid & Diet, Aging Hair Tips, No-Abuse Painkiller, Cold vs. Flu

Be Well eNews brings you expert tips on diet and nutrition, essential health news, medical mythbusters and more. Enjoy our latest issue. Thyroid issues? What you need to know about diet and supplements Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can’t be managed by diet alone. But some foods and supplements can cause trouble. Discover which ones to avoid. … Read More

How Safe Are Your Ears? (Infographic)

One out of every three cases of hearing loss in the United States is 100 percent avoidable. Surprised? While figures vary, these cases — caused by noise exposure — affect approximately 36 million Americans, according to the American Academy of Audiology. Many people don’t realize how noise exposure could put them at risk for this … Read More

Baby, Can You Hear Me? (Video)

Just a few months ago, 1-year-old Mason Henoch was way behind in his ability to communicate. Wendy Henoch, Mason’s mom, said she and her husband Matt knew something was wrong, but didn’t realize how severe the problem was. Around his first birthday, the couple took Mason to Cleveland Clinic, where he was diagnosed with severe … Read More

Too Old to Drive?

In the next 20 years, the number of elderly drivers — age 70 and older — is predicted to triple in the United States. Although many older motorists become more careful on the road, statistics show that they are more likely than younger drivers to be involved in multi-vehicle crashes. “The majority of elderly individuals … Read More

Did You Hear That?

According to the American Academy of Audiology, approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, which is the third most common health problem in the United States. Sarah Sydlowski, AuD, PhD, attributes the significant number of hearing loss cases in adults to a variety of causes, including aging, noise exposure and genetics. While hearing loss … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: New Technology, Better Hearing

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about new technology and better hearing? Sarah Sydlowski, AuD, PhD, Head & Neck Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at noon (ET). New Technology, Better Hearing Live Web Chat: noon to 1 p.m. (ET) on Oct. … Read More