hearing loss

Safe Solution to Hearing Loss for People with Dementia

the MWHC Blog Team November 22, 2016

Improved Hearing May Decrease, Delay Dementia Over the last few years, medical researchers made an interesting discovery: Severe hearing loss,…

The dangers of loud–and dirty–earbuds and headphones

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon February 20, 2017

We live in a noisy world. The ear-splitting sounds of rush-hour traffic, the drone of a lawn mower, loud washing…

Listen up: Get your hearing tested!

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon May 01, 2017

According to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 25 percent of people between the ages…

6 lesser-known and better-known causes of hearing loss

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon May 18, 2017

About 48 million Americans, or approximately 20 percent of the population, have some degree of hearing loss. According to the…