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1st Place Winner of the 11th Annual Sizzle Award for Best Audiologist

By |2018-09-30T18:46:58+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

I am proud to announce that Franklin Hearing Center was voted First Place for the second year in a row for Best Audiologist in the Sizzle Awards. A huge thanks to all of our wonderful patients that voted for us! We are so blessed to have such wonderful support from you all. From Left to Right: [...]

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Why restaurants became so loud — and how to fight back

By |2018-09-30T18:49:28+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Hearing Protection|

By Julia Belluz When the Line Hotel opened in Washington, DC, last December, the cocktail bars, gourmet coffee shops, and restaurants that fill its cavernous lobby drew a lot of buzz. Housed in a century-old church, the space was also reputedly beautiful. My first visit in February confirmed that the Line was indeed as sleek as my friends and restaurant critics had suggested. [...]

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Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use

By |2018-05-01T16:11:19+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Tinnitus|

By Honor Whiteman People with tinnitus may experience a worsening of the condition if they are being treated with selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a common class of antidepressants. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the journal Cell Reports. Tinnitus is the intermittent or constant sensation of hearing sounds when no such sounds are present. Although tinnitus is [...]

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Visual cues amplify sound

By |2018-04-18T11:26:34+00:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

  Looking at someone's lips is good for listening in noisy environments because it helps our brains amplify the sounds we’re hearing in time with what we're seeing, finds a new UCL-led study. The researchers say their findings, published in Neuron, could be relevant to people with hearing aids or cochlear implants, as they tend to struggle hearing [...]

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