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 Ralph Johnson, founding  member of the legendary  time Grammy award winning  band Earth, Wind & Fire says  "We are truly blessed when  we are born with all of our  senses. My entire music career, is centered around my hearing, so supporting Hearing Health Foundation is a natural fit". Please join Ralph Johnson and make a donation to Hearing Health Foundation and change the future for all who struggle with hearing loss and tinnitus. 
 
 
 
Read about the Amazing Chick Discovery and how the members of the Hearing Restoration Project are working to trigger inner ear hair cell regeneration in humans to cure hearing loss and tinnitus.
A Parent Weighs the Merits of Getting Ear Tubes for Her Infant Son
 
As soon as we decided to get ear tubes for our son, then 14 months old, it seemed like everyone we knew had done it for their kid, too. Hundreds of thousands of ear tube surgeries are performed each year. The reason for the ear tubes, which are inserted through a tiny hole in the eardrum, was because my son, Rio, had fluid in his middle ear (otitis media with effusion, or OME) since he was nearly 10 months old. A hearing test showed his hearing was being affected, especially in one ear, and this can harm language acquisition and development.
 
 
 
Meet Team Campbell. Jean, Mitchell, Trevor, Corey, and Chris. Jean suffered a life-changing, devastating hearing loss injury at last year's Boston Marathon bombing. On April 21, in honor of Jean, the Campbell family ran Boston, their first ever Marathon, and raised funds for HHF! Donate to the Campbell family fundraiser and help us make hearing loss and tinnitus things of the past.
 
 
 
April 29th, 2015 is International Noise Awareness Day. In celebration, please document any noisy part of your day by taking a short video or audio recording. It can be of anything, such as riding a subway car, a loud restaurant or concert, among other noises encountered on an everyday basis. Share it with us on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #HearTheNoise.
 
 
I first received hearing aids when I was 15 but was teased for wearing them; I felt different and somehow less than my peers. As a result I didn't wear them for many years and struggled to find ways to cope without them.
 
 
 
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