How Loud Are Fireworks?

Fireworks are a favourite tradition of Canada Day (and the Calgary Stampede) here in Calgary. They are a feast for the visual senses, full...

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What Song Would You Play For Someone Who's Never Heard Music?

With biological advancements and technology breakthroughs being announced on what feels like a daily basis, more and more people are getting...

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8 Famous Musicians With Hearing Loss

If you’ve ever been to a rock concert, you will know how loud live music can be. The sound systems at concerts and nightclubs can reach...

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Are Noisy Toys Causing Your Child Hearing Loss?

Our world seems to get busier and noisier by the day and that trend includes children. More and more children’s toys come equipped with...

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Are Your Hearing Aids Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Whether you are getting your first set of hearing aids or you’ve been wearing them for years, it’s important that you consider...

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Top 5 Loudest Sports Fans In The World

Calgarians love their sports. Whether it’s catching a Calgary Flames game at the Saddledome or cheering on the Stampeders at McMahon...

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Is Your Job Causing You Hearing Loss?

One of the biggest contributors to your hearing loss could be your job, and for many people, once your hearing is gone, you can’t get...

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Is Your Teen's Music Too Loud?

We are fortunate to be living in a time of abundant creativity and technology. One of the biggest things to gain popularity in recent decades...

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The 10 Most Romantic Sounds in The World

Romance is in the air and tiny red and pink hearts abound as people get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day. But for those with hearing...

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How Does My Pet's Hearing Compare to Mine?

Hearing is an incredibly important part of the human experience, allowing us to communicate with one another, stay safe, and have a whole lot...

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Acoustic Trauma

Acoustic Trauma

What is acoustic trauma? If you’re unsure, chances are you are lucky as you have been unaffected. Acoustic trauma is when the inner ear has been damaged by high-decibel noise, either by a single loud exposure or constant exposure to...

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Can't hear the tv? Try these tips

Can't hear the tv? Try these tips

When walking into your house does your family constantly tell you how loud the tv is, but you just can’t seem to hear it? You’re not alone. Turning up the TV is your way of drowning out background noise, but this can...

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The Bionic Ear

The Bionic Ear

‘The Bionic Ear’ certainly sounds like it came straight out of a science fiction novel! However, fortunately for those who are deaf, the Bionic Ear is a reality. And it’s a fascinating reality that helps people live their...

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