Hearing Loss and the Veteran — More Treatment Sought for Tinnitus Than PTSD

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

We see images every day of the physical damage suffered by our military personnel by the ravages of war; but what about the unseen, non-sensational damage? How Prevalent Is It? Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is the third highest medical problem veterans seek treatment for upon their return home. However it may surprise you to learn that the number one …

IpodsTM & mp3s, Pleasure or Pain?

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

We see them everywhere today, at home, in schools, churches, offices and at the mall. They’re used for everything from transcribing dictation, taking in an important meeting or enjoying your favorite music or TV show or video and it’s a sure bet that young people are some of the biggest users of them. There’s no doubt they can be quite …

When Do You Decide to Protect Your Children from Danger?

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

We all know the obvious signals that warn us of impending danger to our children; things like dangerous tools or environments that are obviously hazardous; and we take steps to eliminate or modify them.  However some dangerous situations are not as easily recognized. For example were you aware that, in spite of all the warnings we’ve received about the hazards …