Veterans and Hearing Loss

Although hearing loss can affect anyone, particularly seniors, some recently gathered statistics demonstrate that veterans have higher rates of hearing loss than others. These facts about veteran hearing loss may come as no surprise considering those veterans who have served in loud training simulations and actual armed combat. Indeed, hearing loss and its cousin tinnitus are the top two health …

Occupational Hearing Hazards

If you are employed in a large heavy industrial site, no doubt you are familiar with the workplace protocols for hearing protection. Any workplace of that size and scale must take measures to protect the hearing of its employees, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a subdivision of the United States Department of Labor, has been tasked with …

Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In many parts of the United States, the month of May brings flowers, milder weather, and a return of wildlife for us to enjoy. Not only does the progression of spring delight our senses, but May is also a month designated to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month! The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has set aside the month to consider a …