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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

A young boy speaking letters. Text reads May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month. Communication across the lifespan.

Better Hearing and Speech Month Each May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) sponsors Better Hearing & Speech Month in an effort to educate the public about hearing and communication disorders. The theme for 2019 is "Communication Across the Lifespan."Hearing and Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn’t Use Cotton Swabs to Clean Your Ears

Don't Do It text over photo of cotton swabs.

Have you ever been tempted to clean out your ears (or your children’s ears) with cotton swabs? Experts have one word of advice: don’t!Earwax (cerumen) is supposed to be in your ears. It has a mission: to keep your ears healthy by trapping dust and dirt so that they don’t travel deeper into your Continue Reading