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Study Finds: The popping sound of a balloon can cause permanent hearing damage


What do balloons and shotguns have in common? We know it sounds like a bad joke, but both can permanently damage your hearing. A study published by the Canadian Audiologist Journal found that the sound of a fully inflated balloon popping is louder than a shotgun going off next to someone’s ear. Amazingly enough researchers […]

Swedish Man Loses 198lbs Thanks to Hearing Aids


Ola Petterson, 47, of Sweden, started to lose self-esteem when his hearing deteriorated. He stopped socializing, going out in public, and in turn stopped exercising. Because he could no longer hear traffic while biking or running on busy streets, he decided to call it quits. Finally, Petterson got the help he needed. In 2009, he […]

Chris Fonseca: “The Deaf Dancer”


Chris Fonseca is a force to be reckoned with. Born and raised in London, England, Chris became deaf in both ears due to having meningitis as a child. After the diagnosis, he got a Cochlear implant in one ear and refused to let this obstacle in his life slow him down. Chris began dancing when […]

Purple Cat Hearing Aid Charms LLC: the easy way to #flauntyourhearingaids


Purple Cat Hearing Aid Charms LLC is a company based in Grand Junction, CO that designs stylish hearing aid accessories for both kids and adults. These charms come in a variety of unique designs and colors, and encourage hearing aid wearers to show off their devices. Hearing Health USA had the chance to ask Suzannah […]

This Deaf Model Won America’s Next Top Model.. and then some


Nyle DiMarco is the definition of unstoppable. The model/actor has been crowned winner of both America’s Next Top Model and Dancing with the Stars, and there are no signs of slowing down. DiMarco lets nothing get in his way- not even his hearing loss. The 28-year-old was born deaf, along with his brothers, parents and […]

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