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Why Pianists Need Musicians’ Earplugs

All musicians, including pianists, should invest in a set of custom musicians’ earplugs and keep them on hand for hearing protection in loud environments. »

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My Secret to Finding a Good Hearing Doctor

The best way to find a good hearing doctor is by word of mouth, but the first step is deciding to be open about hearing loss in the face of social stigma. »

Hearing Health Affirmations

Hearing Health Affirmations

Do you have a hearing loss? Learn about how hearing health affirmations, positive declarations you make to yourself, can supplement traditional medicine. »

Top 5 on Music and Hearing

“She could feel the bass thumping in her throat. Cocktail glasses bounced. Heavy vases shimmied along surfaces to the beat.” This and more in our February news roundup on hearing loss and music. »

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

In this interview, Jay Alan Zimmerman opens up about his experience with hearing loss and how it drove him to create, produce, and perform in a musical. »

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Broadway’s Beethoven Composes Despite Hearing Loss

Known as Broadway's Beethoven, Jay Alan Zimmerman still composes despite having a profound hearing loss that leaves him deaf to all sounds above middle C. »

Birdsong and High-Frequency Hearing Loss

Birdsong and High-Frequency Hearing Loss

For Nancy M. Williams, high-frequency hearing loss comes with a fear of eventual deafness, but she finds power in birds’ songs and hope in their genetics. »