January 2011

Monthly Archives

  • Animal Study Finds Nerve Stimulation May Thwart Tinnitus

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) — Research in rats suggests that “rebooting” the brain can help stop tinnitus, a condition characterized by persistent ringing or other noises in the ears. There is no cure for tinnitus, which can occur as a result of hearing loss. In this study, U.S. researchers stimulated the vagus nerve while […]

  • The Rules for Flying

    “Attention travelers – please remove all jackets, shoes, laptops, metal, coins, and belts and place them in a bin! No liquids greater than 3 ounces allowed. Remove all checked liquids from your bags and place them in a bin inside a clear, one quart-sized bag!” – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Here is the time where […]

  • Marriage and Hearing Loss

    The two do NOT go together like a “horse and carriage.” In fact, when a family member experiences hearing loss it has an impact on all the other members of the family. It’s not just about you. It’s about the impact your hearing loss has on your loved ones.  Research has shown that there is […]

  • Make a sound investment in yourself

    2011 Resolutions:     1. Get reaquainted with old friends and family.     2. Go out and enjoy all the sounds and sights of life.     3. Make a sound investment in yourself and enjoy better hearing Now is a great time to start hearing more clearly. Call Whisper Hearing Center today to find out how […]

  • Congress turns down the volume on TV ads

    Consumers have complained for decades about the difference in volume between the television shows they are watching and the louder commercials. On Wednesday President Obama signed into law the “Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation” or “CALM Act.” A press release from the White House states the law “requires the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation […]