Hearing Loss with the Use of Protective Face Masks

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.

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Voice

Maintaining a healthy voice is important for establishing and preserving relationships and communicating adequately with others.

Learn More about Your Voice

Voice is the sound that is made when your vocal cords vibrate together as air passes through the larynx (your voice box).

Falls Prevention for Older Adults

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 and Children

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.

Facial Sports Injuries

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 FAQs

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.

hearWHO Hearing Screening App

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.