Stories tagged: hearing loss
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
Lifting gun-silencer regs is dangerous
A bill now working its way through the House would remove silencers from the list of devices regulated by federal authorities.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Covert sonic devices in Cuba damaged hearing of at least 16 Americans, U.S. says
The United States says at least 16 Americans working for the U.S. government in Cuba suffered symptoms as a result of activity attributed to a covert sonic device. The diplomats …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss
The Canadian government said Thursday that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss following disclosures that a group of American diplomats in Havana …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
Hearing loss and how hearing aids may help
Why do hearing aids work for some people but not others?
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 10 a.m.
Hearing loss: Listening to the signs
About 37.5 million Americans have hearing loss, and baby boomers include about 20 to 25 percent of that population.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Dear Annie: Divorced parents leads to wedding invitation dilemma
Dear Annie: My parents split up 20 years ago, and my dad has never stayed in great contact. I’m now engaged, and my fiance and I are designing the invitations.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Treating hearing loss shouldn’t be a pricey hassle, panel says
Treating hearing loss shouldn’t be such a pricey hassle. That’s the message from a prestigious government advisory group that’s calling on Medicare and other agencies to find ways to make …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson says he’s not retiring
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson says he’s not retiring from music after doctors told him that he risks substantial hearing loss if he continues to perform in large arenas and stadiums.
Tue., May 14, 2013
Examining solutions to hearing loss
Many of us know someone who always has the television blaring or has difficulty participating in conversations because of hearing loss. Hearing loss can be more than just an annoyance; …
Mon., April 8, 2013
The art of hearing: He said
“Huh?” I ask my wife, Becky, for the third time. She stomps her foot, rolls her eyes in frustration, and utters a short irritated growl, “Urrgh! Didn’t you hear me?”
Mon., April 8, 2013
The art of hearing: She said
My husband and I have already decided on the epitaph for our combined gravestone. It will read: “Talking together again.” When I married Tony 28 years ago, my friends who …
Mon., March 4, 2013
Rock Doc: Hearing loss may bring bigger issues
“What?” That simple question gets asked by many people as they age and hearing loss begins to creep into daily life. Before my elderly mother got her hearing aids, it …
Sun., Nov. 14, 2010
Aging boomers have options to deal with hearing issues
Lilie Brucick, 83, is on the board of the Hillyard Senior Center. She takes a drawing class there, does Wii bowling and attends City Council meetings when the council visits …