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How nature soothes: Involuntary attention gives your brain a break

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    Ann Arbor News file photo   Be your best and enjoy all the sounds of nature was Simple Ear. There are great benefits for enjoying nature… read on from the University of Michigan scientists.   Outdoor activities like kayaking down the Huron River are good for you in two ways: The exercise will help strengthen your body, and the exposure will help calm your mind.   Horticulturist Adrienne O'Brien has known for years about the restorative powers of nature.   "When I work outside, it's always a stress reliever," said O'Brien, who works at the University of Michigan's...

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Hearing aids are useful in the workplace

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Simple Ear is a discrete solution for the workplace... don't miss out!Nine out of ten hearing aid users say that their hearing aids are useful in the workplace, surveys have found.Surveys conducted in seven countries among people with hearing loss show that hearing aid users find their hearing aids to be useful in the workplace. The persons involved in the survey responded to the question: "How useful are your hearing aids in the workplace?" and around 60% said that they found hearing aids to be of significant use, while around 30% found hearing aids to be of some use.PromotionsIn the...

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Tips for Better Hearing Health

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For most people, young and old, the key to keeping your hearing healthy is about knowing how much loud sound you are exposed to. Deafness (around 80%) is caused by damage to the tiny hair cells in the inner ear. This damage can be the result of too much noise, and it’s permanent. It is important that we all take steps to prevent noise-related damage by avoiding loud noises. The louder the sound, the less time you can safely listen to it. Just because a sound isn’t annoying doesn’t make it safe. Noisy occupations, such as working in factories or road construction,...

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