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Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Understanding Its Effects

January 29, 2020 5:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hearing loss affects millions of people, and there are lots of different things that can cause it. One of the most common hearing issues people suffer from is noise-induced hearing loss. This condition is most common among people who are exposed to loud noises on a regular basis, including those who work in construction or in the military, but it can also be caused by one-time exposure to a very loud noise. The good news is that there are things that can be done to reduce loud noise side effects at McGuire’s. Noise-induced hearing loss basics Noise-induced hearing loss varies... View Article


Helping America Hear Mission

December 10, 2019 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

McGuire’s Hearing Centers is a proud supporter of the Help America Hear Foundation. Since 2009, McGuire’s Professionals have fit hundreds of hearing impaired individuals who couldn’t afford the cost of hearing aids. It is the philosophy of McGuire’s owner, David Carr, that “No one leaves our offices without better hearing, even if they can’t afford it!” David is also the co-founder of the Help America Hear Foundation which has helped provide hearing aids to more than 1500 people across the United States. Since 2009, McGuire’s Hearing Centers has hosted two hearing aid missions each year on Long Island and the... View Article


Everything is Connected… Eating Well for the Sake of your Ears

September 27, 2019 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In my last post I was delighted to tell you of findings that chocolate consumption may be correlated with better hearing. Well, I can’t top that good news, but here is some more information about associations that researchers are finding between good nutrition and healthy ears. Remember that associations do not prove causation, but more and more we are seeing correlations that indicate just how connected everything is. Good nutrition and good exercise, that is, overall healthy living, seems to impact our auditory system…and good hearing is an integrated factor in overall health. Yes, everything is connected! A large longitudinal... View Article


Letting the Employer Know you can do this Job – Hearing Loss, The ADA & You!

May 17, 2019 2:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Letting The Employer Know You can Do This Job – Hearing Loss, The ADA & YOU! Written by: Judy Rasin, Audiologist (McGuire’s Hearing Center) Are you applying for a new job?  To land the right job, you may need some tools to navigate the process.  I’ve pulled together some published advice (Hearing Journal April 2019) as well as resources from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission online resources to offer some tips for job hunting when you have a hearing impairment. Applying for a job:  Apply only for jobs for which you are qualified.  You are protected by the ADA (Americans... View Article


The Joy of Being a Woman in Her 70’s

February 4, 2019 3:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Sunday New York Times often drops a gift in my lap – a startling photograph, an engrossing article, an opinion piece that makes me wish I could chat with the author. Yesterday I read “The Joy of Being a Woman in her 70’s” by Mary Pipher, renowned psychologist, and author of Finding Ophelia, about adolescent girls. Her new book, due mid January, deals with another chapter of life, the one I myself have entered (small wonder it caught my eye!) This chapter may bring challenges, yet most women here describe themselves as being in a vibrant and happy life... View Article


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