Better Hearing Institute
Provides information on hearing loss, tinnitus, hearing aids, and a directory of
hearing care providers.

Georgia Division of Public Health
The central source for public health information in Georgia, with statistics,
reports, local services, news, and related topics.

  • As of April 20, 2006, over 1100 cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • The Georgia Division of Public Health is providing information to the general public and health care providers to assist in case identification, disease prevention and control

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS)
    Offers a variety of services and information resources for persons with a hearing
    disability in Calgary, Alberta. Online store for purchasing hearing devices, ...

  • 161 More words Posted by : silvanotland on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 - 03:22 PM 987 Reads Introducing Jan Stewart, the Hard of Hearing Services Coordinator: For all and any questions relating to hearing loss, speechreading, elementary school presentations o­n hearing loss prevention, please contact Jan at: You can also reach her by phone: 403-284-6205 (V), 403-284-6201 (TTY) 77 More words Posted by : silvanotland on Friday, August 06, 2004 - 02:19 PM 2036 Reads HAVING DIFFICULTY HEARING? Learn to Manage Your Hearing Loss Successfully ..

    National Hearing Conservation Association
    Provides articles dealing with hearing protection and hearing loss prevention.

  • 8/2005 - NHCA signs charter supporting for the 2005 European Week "Stop that Noise!" campaign 8/2005 - Conference Pre-announcement: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have awarded a NIOSH Conference Grant for the first national conference on the "Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children and Adolescents"

  • 1/2004 - to promote the prevention of hearing loss


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    National Hearing Conservation Association
    This professional association seeks to prevent hearing loss due to noise and
    other environmental factors in all sectors of society.

  • Our newly enhanced website is intended to provide information to anyone interested in learning more about hearing loss prevention

    Center for Hearing, Speech and Language
    Providing testing and conservation services, hearing aid dispensing, and speech
    pathology, with staff profiles and contact details.

  • Through prevention, diagnosis and treatment, we help nearly 8, 000 children, adults and older adults each year to improve their ability to communicate with family, friends, teachers and employers

    Rachel Waits offers a history of the condition and information on prevention and
    treatment. Includes a discussion of the physical, emotional, and psychological ...

  • There is a need to focus on prevention and not just intervention

    Farm Noise and Hearing Project
    South Australian network of farmers and health professionals promoting hearing
    conservation in rural communities.

  • One strategy of the network for the prevention of noise induced hearing loss is the, a statewide project currently occurring at regional field days, district shows and health expos

  • The Farm Noise & Hearing newsletters and reports can be accessed via Copyright © 1998 Farm Noise & Hearing Network Proudly sponsoring the Farm Noise & Hearing Project to promote the prevention of hearing loss in our community

  • Benefits

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    Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
    Explains what this condition is and how it happens. Includes damaging sounds,
    effects, symptoms, and prevention.

  • What research is being done for NIHL? Scientists are studying the internal workings of the ear and the mechanisms that cause NIHL so that better prevention and treatment strategies can be developed

    NIDCD Health Information: Otitis Media
    Information, diagrams, signs and symptoms, and treatment for Otitis Media.

  • Medicines such as antihistamines and decongestants do not help in the prevention or treatment of otitis media

    Medicinenet: Hearing Loss and Older Adults
    A physician-produced listing of health information about hearing loss and
    communications disorders.

    Pendred Syndrome - Hearing Loss and communication disorders
    An inherited autosomal recessive condition which consists of deafness from the
    time of birth and enlargement of the thyroid gland. From MedicineNet.


    Guarding against hearing loss

    National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
    Promotes child development, prevents birth defects and developmental disabilities,
    and enhances the quality of life for persons with disabilities.

  • | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, U.S.A Tel: (404) 639-3311 / Public Inquiries: (404) 639-3534 / (800) 311-3435

    CDC Health Topic: Infants and Children
    Survey of child and infant diseases and conditions from the Centers for Disease
    Control and Prevention.

    Perforated Eardrum
    Leaflet including causes, effects on hearing, and treatment.

  • The benefits of closing a perforation include prevention of water entering the ear while showering, bathing or swimming (which could cause ear infection), improved hearing, and diminished tinnitus

    Hearing Conservation Council
    Information about this British registered charity. Includes the constitution,
    applying for and donating funds and contact details.

  • Our activities will centre on the prevention of avoidable causes of hearing impairment and deafness throughout the world

  • We wish, as soon as possible, to establish a modest administration and to support a selection of priority projects, in the conviction that the organisation has the potential to make a major contribution both nationally and internationally to the prevention of avoidable disability

    eMedicine Health - Hearing Loss
    Consumer resource center providing the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hearing loss.

    HEAR - Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers
    a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of
    repeated exposure to excessive noise levels which can lead to permanent, ...

    Kresge Hearing Research Institute
    Investigates basic questions of hearing and of deafness. Lists laboratories,
    faculty, training programs and seminars.

  • The programs at KHRI and the Department of Otolaryngology include work in the areas of stress responses (Richard Altschuler, David Dolan, Margaret Lomax, David Moody, Jochen Schacht), autoimmune disease (Alexander Arts, Thomas Carey, Hussam El-Kashlan, Steven Telian), cell death (Carol Bradford, Thomas Carey, Yehoash Raphael), therapeutic prevention (Josef Miller, Jochen Schacht), protection and repair mechanisms (Richard Altschuler, David Dolan, Keith Duncan, Josef Miller, Yehoash Raphael, Jochen Schacht), central nervous system plasticity (Richard Altschuler, Hussam El-Kashlan, Susan Shore), tinnitus (Richard Altschuler, Susan Shore, Hussam El-Kashlan), regeneration and regrowth (Richard Altschuler, Keith Duncan, Josef Miller, Margaret Lomax, Yehoash Raphael), gene transfer (David Kohrman, Yehoash Raphael) and functional assessment (David Dolan, Keith Duncan, Bryan Pfingst)


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