• Audiologist looks for hearing damage Insurance & Hearing Protection

    Important Insurance News: Did you know that if you wanted to purchase in-ear hearing protection using your flex spending account you would need a letter of medical necessity? Even if you have health insurance, not all your medical expenses are likely to be covered by your plan. With a flexible spending account or FSA, you can save […]

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  • Sounds that Soothe

    I recently returned from a lovely vacation in Hawaii where our bedroom overlooked the ocean and the sounds of the waves rocked me to sleep every night.  This got me wondering why some sounds have a positive physical effect on the body.   In a recent article in the online journal Live Science Orfeu Buxton, an associate […]

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  • How Your Hearing & Memory Are Connected

    How Your Hearing & Memory Are Connected Isn’t it amazing when you turn on the radio and a song from the past comes on and it takes you back to high school, summer vacations, your wedding or cherished times with friends and family.  For me it is Paul McCartney’s “Maybe I’m Amazed” and “Get Back”.  […]

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  • Protecting Your Hearing at the Range

    Protecting Your Hearing at the Range Shotgun- check, shooting vest- check, glasses, shot shells, targets and a tall cold one for after a long dusty day at the shooting range-  check, check, check and check.  You think you are all set for a great day of shooting but what is the most important element missing […]

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  • Learn the Consequences of Shooting Without Hearing Protection What is Tinnitus?

    Tinnitus is the perception of a certain sound or sounds – often described as some kind of ringing – when no noise is actually present. While it is most commonly referred to as “ringing”, tinnitus can reveal itself in a vast array of sounds and is experienced by almost 50 million Americans today. Severity ranges […]

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  • Long Range Shooting

    The popularity of last month’s blog on getting started in 3-gun competition has inspired us to explore long-range precision shooting this month.  Bullets have had the capacity of hitting targets at long distances for several decades, however the standards have increased drastically.  For example, if one could hit an apple at 100 yards with a […]

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