Tag Archives: Hearing

Is your hearing loss temporary or permanent?

Have you noticed you’re not hearing as well as you normally do? There are many causes of hearing loss, from age-related hearing loss to viral infections like mumps. Depending on the cause, your hearing loss may be temporary or permanent. Sudden hearing loss? Take action If you’ve developed rapid and sudden hearing loss in one… Read More »

Hearing aids and tax time

Although most of us wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the world, tax time has been known to cause the average American a fair amount of stress and anxiety. At the risk of sounding like a Donna Summer song, you work hard for your money. Healthy Hearing wants to know: Are you taking full… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

Is it safe to see an audiologist or hearing care provider during the pandemic? A checklist

If you’ve been putting off seeing an audiologist or hearing care specialist while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s understandable. Many Americans have chosen to delay non-emergency medical care while waiting for things to improve. At the same time, keep in mind that untreated hearing loss is not benign, and the longer you put off… Read More »