Category Archives: Children

Bruce Springsteen Becomes Ambassador for Conscious Hearing

The Hear the World Foundation, a Swiss charitable foundation that supports people in need, and particularly children, with hearing loss, is thrilled to welcome Bruce Springsteen among its ambassadors. The new ambassador for conscious hearing supports the non-profit’s hearing loss … Continue reading

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The Importance of Hearing Protection

Musician Wins Landmark Ruling over Ruined Hearing A viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Wagner’s Die Walkure in 2012 has won a landmark High Court judgment against the Royal Opera House (ROH). The case … Continue reading

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Take sudden hearing loss seriously sooner rather than later

Carly Sygrove got a sudden hearing loss in her left ear, which means that today she has no functional hearing in that ear.   In August 2016, Carly Sygrove experienced a sudden hearing loss. Unfortunately, she didn’t make an appointment … Continue reading

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The Legendary Steve McQueen – A Hearing Impaired Recluse

  This week’s Hearing International features the legendary Steve McQueen – the “King of Cool” as he was known in his heyday in the 1960s and 70s.  His tumultuous childhood from very meager beginnings and his hearing loss shaped his … Continue reading

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THE FASCINATING EFFECT OF MUSIC ON OUR BRAIN

Music is emotion and memory. It connects people, makes unforgettable moments, creates atmosphere, and does much more. The positive influence of music on our brain can now even be used in medicine.   What exactly happens to our bodies when … Continue reading

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Teeth checked! Eyes Checked. But what about your hearing?

Free test on March 3rd Professional hearing care makes you both healthier and smarter. Maybe it’s time to get your hearing checked. Get a free test on March 3rd. On WHO World Hearing Day, March 3rd, you can in many … Continue reading

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EARPLUGS FOR ALL: 5 MUSICIANS WHO ARE PROTECTING THEIR HEARING AND WHY YOU SHOULD, TOO!

How would you feel if you couldn’t hear your favorite music? What if your favorite guitar riff was muffled, or you couldn’t clearly hear your cardio jams because of ringing in your ears? It’s not a pleasant thought, but most … Continue reading

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Dangers of Hearing Loss from Earbud Use Highlighted on National TV

By Brian Taylor On September 4, 2015 · NEW YORK — NBC’s Today Show, a staple of morning television for more than 60 years, recently featured a segment on the increase in noise-induced hearing loss among children and young adults using … Continue reading

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Earphones for Kids

A question I frequently hear from parents and grandparents is “what MP3 player should I get my kids”? Most people are aware that too much music is not a good idea- they have been inundated with media reports since the … Continue reading

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