For those with underlying hearing loss or impairment, face masks can introduce a new, unexpected barrier to communicating with others, whether they are currently using hearing aids or not.
Wellness & Prevention
Maintaining a healthy voice is important for establishing and preserving relationships and communicating adequately with others.
Voice is the sound that is made when your vocal cords vibrate together as air passes through the larynx (your voice box).
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel, or new, respiratory disease that was first detected in China in 2019 and has since spread around the world
Falls and their resulting injuries, disability, loss of independence, and impact on family members are among the most serious health issues affecting older adults.
Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke from a burning cigarette and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. It contaminates the air and is collected in clothing, hair, curtains, and furniture.
Participating in sports is a great way to stay healthy and active, but facial sports injuries are all too common, whether you’re playing softball, basketball, football, soccer, bicycling, or nearly any kind of physical activity.
Mouth sores, or oral ulcers, make it painful to eat and talk. Two of the most common types of recurrent mouth sores are fever blisters, also known as cold sores, and canker sores.
ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialists, or otolaryngologists, caution grillers to be aware of the dangers of wire-bristle grill brushes.
hearWHO* is a free app developed by the World Health Organization for mobile devices which allows people to check their hearing regularly. The app is targeted at those who are at risk of hearing loss or who already experience some of the symptoms related to hearing loss.