That Hearing Screening Your Newborn Took? It May Not Be Accurate

Newborn hearing screenings don't detect all children who are at risk for hearing loss. Credit: Getty Images If you're the parent of a newborn, you probably spend most of your time worrying about something. But just in case you are ru...Some hearing problems evade testing.

Baby With Cochlear Implant Hears Mom for the First Time in Touching Video

A video going viral today shows a hearing-impaired baby named Jonathan bursting into a smile after his new cochlear implant -- a sort of bionic ear -- is switched on. It is a beautiful moment, indeed. A cochlear implant is a surgically impl...

Hearing Loss Doesn't Affect Quality of Life for Kids with Cochlear Implants

Deaf children who have cochlear implants report the same quality of life as their hearing counterparts, and their perceived satisfaction improves with earlier implants and longer wear, new research shows. Auditory specialists from the Dallas C...

Cochlear implants in children

We've been fortunate in that none of our three children has shown any difficulties in hearing. I don't know how long this can last if our 13-year old plays jacks up the volume in playing rifts on his new electric guitar, but Loren has always been con...


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