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Many toys that children play with can produce levels equal to 90 decibels, which typically requires hearing protection. Get tips to help you choose toys and games that protect kids' hearing.
When your child has an ear infection, it's common to think an antibiotic is necessary. Learn why that may not always be the case and how you can treat it at home.
Noise over 140 decibels can permanently damage hearing, and almost all firearms are in that range or higher, putting hunters at risk for hearing loss. Learn how protective devices can reduce that risk.
Pharmacies and other retailers soon will offer over-the-counter hearing devices for people with moderate hearing loss. Here's what you should know before you buy.
About 25% of newborns have an ear deformity, including little Adelyn. A painless, nonsurgical treatment used a mold and maternal estrogen to reshape her ear and avoid future surgery.
Ears are amazing organs. They help us hear and experience the world. Yet some people are prone to painful ear infections. Get answers to questions about this common condition.
Ear wax has many important jobs, including protecting and lubricating your ears. Discover the simple, safe way to keep your ears clean and why you shouldn't put a small object into your ear canal.
Does it sometimes sound like a warm summer night in your head? If you're hearing crickets and other noises, you may have tinnitus. Learn more about this condition.
You know that ear, nose and throat (ENT) providers care for ear infections. But they treat a much wider range of conditions. Read about the 8 common conditions treated by ENT, ranging from tonsillitis to dizziness.
Do people comment on the volume of your earbuds or TV? Does it seem like voices are too soft and everyone's mumbling? If so, it may be time to get your hearing checked.
Short-term bouts of dizziness or vertigo affect about one-third of Americans. Learn about the causes and 5 common misconceptions of these sensations.
Mysterious hearing loss led Marge to an unexpected treatment: hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Read how treatments stimulated healing and helped her hear what she had been missing.