Learn about the latest hearing health care news through our monthly blogs.

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

In addition to preparing for the end of the school year, getting your summer vacation plans finalized and planning your next barbecue, May is the time to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. Created in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Better Hearing & Speech Month is a time to encourage people […]
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Airplane Ear

Airplane Ear

The summer is so close you can almost taste it. With that comes vacations; hopefully to a far-off land full of mystery. Even if you are only going a few states away, many of us will find ourselves at LAX for one reason or another during this time of year. To prepare for your trip […]
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How Does Hearing Work?

The Three Parts of the Ear

Have you ever looked at something that makes sound and wondered how the whole process works? How does sound travel through the air, enter your ear and somehow let your brain know you heard something? While many people take this process for granted, there are almost 48 million people in Los Angeles and around the […]
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Can Hearing Aid Help Your Career?

Can Hearing Aid Helps Your Career?

Even though hearing loss is quite common (nearly 48 million people in Los Angeles and around the country are currently suffering from it), it continues to be stigmatized. Because of that, only 20 percent of those who could benefit from a hearing device actually wear one. And of those individuals, they wait an average of […]
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It’s Movie Season!

Hearing loss at the movies

The time between New Year’s and Memorial Day can be long. Instead of counting down the months until your next vacation, try taking your mind off it with a trip to the movies! There are no shortage of movie theaters in Los Angeles, from ArcLight Cinemas to New Beverly Cinema downtown. Now for most folks, […]
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10 Tips for Efficient Communication with the Hearing Impaired

Efficient Communication with the Hearing Impaired

Do you have someone in your life with hearing loss? Chances are you do as it affects nearly 48 million people in Los Angeles and throughout the country. Communicating with someone who has hearing loss is often frustrating, and that frustration goes both ways. Instead of letting those with hearing loss continue to sit in […]
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Tinnitus Week

Tinnitus Week

February 5-11 is Tinnitus Week. For the second year, the American Tinnitus Association has joined forces with the British Tinnitus Association, Tinnitus Research Initiative and TinnitusHub to help raise global awareness of tinnitus and how it impacts millions around the world. Your hearing loss specialists at House Clinic are proud to be part of the […]
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How Do You Clean Your Hearing Aid?

How Do You Clean Your Hearing Aid?

Like most electronics or expensive suede shoes, hearing aids cannot get wet. But what about cleaning them, you may find yourself wondering. Since hearing aids spend their days in a damp and dirty ear, they have to be cleaned. You are right – they do! Cleaning your hearing aids is an important part of routine […]
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Talking to Your Boss About Hearing Loss

Workplace in Los Angeles

New year, new you. There are 48 million people in Los Angeles and throughout the country with hearing loss; 65 percent of those individuals are under the age of 65. That’s a lot of people with hearing loss still working. If you are one of these people, now is the time to finally talk to […]
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Holiday Dinner Survival Guide

Holiday Dinner with Hearing Loss

The holiday season is in full swing, and with that comes large dinners with family and friends. According to your Los Angeles audiologist, 50 percent of all families will have at least one person at their holiday table with hearing loss. Below are a few tips to help make sure everyone is included in the […]
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The History of Hearing Aids

The History of Hearing Aids in Los Angeles

Hearing loss has long been a problem people in Los Angeles and around the world have long struggled with. For centuries, it was a commonly held assumption that those with hearing loss had other disabilities; because of this, they were often discriminated against. In the 16th century, a Spanish monk named Pedro Ponce was able […]
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Tinnitus and Concerts

Protect Your Ears in Los Angeles

Concerts are great. If you listen to one piece of advice from your House Clinic Los Angeles audiologist, it would be to wear hearing protection while enjoying the show. If you don’t, seeing that epic guitar riff won’t be your only lasting memory of the show. How Loud Music Causes Hearing Loss Any sound over […]
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Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss This Fall

Fall in Los Angeles

Protect your hearing this fall With Halloween in the rearview mirror, you are now able to focus on other parts of fall – namely football and leaf raking. Just be careful; some of these fall activates can put your hearing health in danger. Below are some tips to keep you safe. Avoid the Leaf Blower […]
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