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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.

New Implantable Device May Help You to Hear Again

New Implantable Device May Help You to Hear Again

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

If you have a certain kind of hearing loss, there may be a new solution that can allow you to hear again. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first device that combines a hearing aid with a cochlear implant.

Do’s and Don’ts for Dealing With Earwax Buildup (Infographic)

Do’s and Don’ts for Dealing With Earwax Buildup (Infographic)

Tags: ears ringing, earwax, hearing, Hearing loss, infographic

There are plenty of home remedies for ear wax. But do you know what's safe for your ears? Our ear expert, neurotologist Erika Woodson, MD, FACS offers her do's and don'ts for safely dealing with earwax buildup.

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How to Tell If It’s Still Safe for Your Aging Parent to Drive

Tags: drive, elderly, geriatric, geriatric health, Hearing loss, safety, senior safety, vision loss

Adult children can use these tips to help ensure their aging parents can drive safely.

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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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How to Know if Your Child Needs a Speech Evaluation

Tags: ear infections, growing pains of parenting, Hearing loss, speech

Learn from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert why it’s best not to wait if you have a hunch your child could have a speech-language disorder.

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How to Keep Swimmer’s Ear From Ruining Your Summer

Tags: ear, ear exam, ear infection, ear infections, Hearing loss, summer, summer safety, swimmer's ear, swimming

Summer’s heat, humidity and water sports offer ideal conditions for swimmer’s ear. Learn to spot signs of infection and get tips for prevention.

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?