Practical Advice
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New research reveals lacking social connections can be deadly: People reporting loneliness and isolation had greater odds of dying prematurely.

A 12-year study of over 450,000 adults found all measures of loneliness increased ...

Hearing Center of Excellence
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Hearing loss and injuries are common issues for service members and veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs says hearing problems are among the most common service-connected disabilities.

From sudden hearing loss to noise trauma, innovative ...

Top Cause of Death for 65+
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The latest research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society finds wearing hearing aids significantly reduces older adults' chances of taking a tumble. A study of 300 adults found hearing aid users had 50% lower odds of falling versus ...

Research Update: Speech-Language
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Does terrible grammar just mildly annoy you? New research reveals grammar mistakes trigger a physical stress response.

Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK discovered a direct correlation between instances of poor grammar and ...

Baby Talk Decoder
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One of a baby’s earliest sounds is "da," which can refer to different things or nothing at all. How do adults make sense of this?

Using thousands of hours of transcribed audio recordings of adult-child interactions, researchers at ...

Research Update
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Getting quality shuteye may do more than leave you feeling refreshed. New research suggests deep, slow-wave sleep could be vital for preventing cognitive decline.

The findings suggest deep sleep is a potential modifiable factor for lowering ...

Research Update
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As you know from reading our posts, hearing aids help protect our brains from dementia (Alzheimer’s, the most common type).

Dr. Christy Brand sent me this ...

Research Update
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Are you feeling dizzy or off balance more often? New research shows it could signal elevated dementia risk.

A study of over 2 million Korean adults found those with vestibular loss were nearly twice as likely to develop dementia compared to ...

Graceful Therapy, Many Benefits
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The slow, graceful movements of Tai Chi may offer lasting benefits for people with Parkinson's disease. New research shows that practicing Tai Chi twice weekly for 5+ years is linked to slower disease progression and reduced medication.

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