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All About The Loop

Loop! Loop! Loop! need I say more? If you are unfamiliar with the loop, then you are exactly where I was before I started my journey into understanding how the ear works and the marvelous technological advances made in regards to hearing. Just yesterday I was going over some of the features of a phone…
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Some Hearing Aids Are Not Hearing Aids. What?

The title to this article is confusing, but the same can be said about devices that can help you hear better. Just because a device “aids” your hearing, doesn’t mean that it is a true “hearing aid,” in the official sense. To understand this, consider the difference between the prescription glasses you purchase from your…
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Protect Your Hearing Aids From the Heat & Humidity of Summer

Family and friends. Picnics and boating. Sun and water. Heat and humidity. They are all part of summer in Minnesota. Even though we love the sun and water, we know we have to take precautions to protect ourselves. We put on sunscreen, wear hats and sunglasses. We drink plenty of fluids and seek out the…
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Connect Your Hearing Aids to Your Cellphone, TV, and More

Have you ever gotten frustrated trying to use a cellphone with your hearing aids? How about your television? Do you still have issues hearing the dialogue on a tv program even with hearing aids? We are surrounded with audio technology – television, radio, cellphones, mp3 players all day long. Sound is transmitted through these devices…
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Minnesota Is Getting into the Hearing Loop

Attending events in public venues can be an exercise in frustration for the hearing impaired. Background noise and poor acoustics in a public setting can make it difficult for those with hearing aids and cochlear implants to hear speakers, even with the use of microphones. In 2017, new legislation passed in the Minnesota legislature that…
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