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Media tagged with "hearing"

NIH

Listen Up! Noises Can Damage Your Hearing hearing  hearing-loss  noise 

Loud or long-lasting noises—from motors, power tools, and even headphones—can permanently damage your hearing. Take steps to protect your ears from harmful noises.

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CDC

Doctors and Infant Hearing | CDC Features hearing  infant  screening  CDC Features  hearing loss  primary care  pediatrician 

Medical homes should obtain, document, and discuss all screening results. Physicians should provide education and support to families.

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NIDCD

American Sign Language hearing  deafness  cued speech  sign language 

American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex language that employs signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body. It is the primary language of many North Americans who are deaf and is one of several communication options used by people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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NIDCD

Too Loud. Too Long. hearing  hearing loss  hearing protection 

The extent of noise-related damage to your hearing depends on three factors: decibel level, distance, and time. Learn how loud noises can put children’s hearing at risk over time. 

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NIDCD

Ear Infections in Children hearing  ear infection  deafness 

An ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear, usually caused by bacteria, that occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Anyone can get an ear infection, but children get them more often than adults. Five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. In fact, ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their child to a doctor. The scientific name for an ear infection is otitis media (OM).

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NIDCD

Infecciones del oído en los niños hearing  ear infection  deafness 

La infección del oído es una inflamación del oído medio, generalmente causada por una bacteria, y ocurre cuando se acumula líquido detrás del tímpano. Cualquiera puede tener una infección del oído, pero es más común en los niños. Cinco de cada seis niños tienen por lo menos una infección del oído antes de cumplir los tres años de edad. De hecho, la infección del oído es la razón más común por la cual los padres llevan a sus hijos al médico. El nombre científico de la infección del oído es otitis media (OM).

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