Be Aware- Noise Hurts—Quiet Diet:

By Anita GilesMS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center The American Public Health Association (APHA) defines noise as unwanted and/or harmful sound. In 1996, the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) established the last Wednesday in April as International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) to raise awareness about the harmful effects of noise on hearing, health, and the … Continue reading Be Aware- Noise Hurts—Quiet Diet:

Healthy Hearing + Brain Awareness = Communication Impact

By Anita GilesMS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center What’s on Your Calendar in March, 2023? March 3 World Hearing DayTheme: Ear and hearing care for all! Let’s make it a reality. Purpose: Inform people about the importance of ear and hearing care and encourage them to seek services. March 13-19 Brain Awareness WeekBAW is the global … Continue reading Healthy Hearing + Brain Awareness = Communication Impact

Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing CenterOur noisy world can take a toll on the delicate structures of the inner ear. Noise is unwanted and/or harmful sound, which has adverse impact on auditory and non-auditory health. “Noise pollution” can result in permanent loss of hearing and is a public health threat. Hazardous levels of … Continue reading Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss