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How You Can Cope with Declining Senses as You Age

Tags: aging, diabetes, eye, eye exam, geriatric, geriatric health, glaucoma, health screenings, hearing exam, Hearing loss, macular degeneration, vertigo, vision loss

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.

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Do You Have Earwax Buildup? Read These Do’s and Don’ts

Tags: ear, ear infections, ears ringing, hearing, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss, hygiene

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.

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What Parents Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Tags: back to school, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam, preschool

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.

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5 Signs Your Child May Have an Ear Infection

Tags: ear infection, ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam

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.

Use this guide to learn more about noise-induced hearing loss and how to prevent it. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

How Safe Are Your Ears? (Infographic)

Tags: hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss, infographic, ultrasound

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.

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Headphone and Ear Bud Use Safety Guide

Tags: ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, health hub number, healthhub number, hearing exam, Hearing loss, noise

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.

3 ear infections in 6 months or 4 ear infections in 12 months: HealthHub Number from Cleveland Clinic

Ear Infections: When to Consider Ear Tubes (Infographic)

Tags: ear infections, healthhub number, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss, infographic

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?

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Baby, Can You Hear Me? (Video)

Tags: cochlear, ear, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss

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.

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Too Old to Drive?

Tags: elderly, eye exam, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss, memory loss, senior care, senior safety, vision loss

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.

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Women in Their 60s: Staying Strong and Healthy (Video)

Tags: bone density, colon cancer, eye exam, hearing exam, HPV, mammogram, Pap smears, pelvic exams, shingles, vaccines, women of all ages series

Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.