Hearing and vision loss are common as we age, but there are things you can do to lessen the impact. A doctor discusses sensory decline and aging.
You’ve all heard it before: Never put anything in your ears. Yet people still do it sometimes in an effort to clean them. Find ear wax do's and don'ts -- and why some earwax is actually good for your ears.
School screenings for hearing are important, but parents need to know that they are not as thorough or accurate as a full diagnostic hearing test.
How can you tell if your child has an ear infection? Experts say you should watch for five symptoms, including tugging/pulling at the ears. Read to find out more about the symptoms and how to address them.
One out of every three cases of hearing loss in the U.S. is caused by noise exposure -- and is 100 percent avoidable. Use this guide to learn more about noise-induced hearing loss and how to prevent it.
Ear buds and earphones are everywhere -- and may even seem physically attached to some teens. While these little sonic feeding tubes can fill us with music, they can also cause hearing damage. Here’s how to minimize the risk.
If your child has chronic ear infections, when do you need to talk to your pediatrician about tympanostomy tubes -- or what are commonly called ear tubes?
A little boy with severe hearing loss can hear the sounds of the holidays for the first time this year. Cochlear implants are making it possible.
Older drivers are more likely than younger drivers to be involved in multi-vehicle crashes. Do you have an older family member whose safety behind the wheel is a concern? Find out what their affects safety and how to broach the topic.
Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.