August 23, 2016
That's right, it's not a typo! Where I live, Virginia Relay has just announced availability of captions for conference calls. No more worrying about that caller who is always multitasking and talking into their speakerphone from two feet away. Learn about the other states that offer conference-captioning in our latest blog.

August 16, 2016
Hearing Health Foundation requests applications to explore new avenues in specified topic areas of hearing and balance science. Only research proposals in the topic areas below will be considered for the 2017 Emerging Research Grants cycle.

August 11, 2016
Recent research funded by HHF found that intense noise exposure significantly altered the expression of six genes in the cochlear nucleus. This suggests that noise-induced inflammation in the parts of the central auditory pathway that also processes sensory information related to pain might, in turn, activate the central pain pathway thus producing ear pain.

August 09, 2016
Before I started my internship, my knowledge of hearing health was both sparse and vague. I knew little about research conducted on hearing loss and related disorders. After 12 weeks of writing blogs, magazine articles, plus researching statistics and talking and working with people who care about HHF's mission, I now have a plethora of hearing-related facts I intend to regale classmates with at (not-too-loud) parties for years to come.

August 04, 2016
It's been 15 years since my daughter Georgie was born and her hearing loss discovered. At that time, I couldn't picture that she would ever hear me say "I love you," or that I would ever hear her call me "Mommy." That's not at all what Georgie's story has been like.


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