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Five common fears of wearing hearing aids

Studies indicate untreated hearing loss increases health risks such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, social isolation, anxiety and depression. Given that information, you might think people with hearing loss would be flocking to their nearest hearing healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment. Yet they aren’t. In fact, studies indicate most people wait seven to 10 years before doing something… Read More »

Sports teams see ticket prices drop as much as 30% on secondary market as coronavirus fears spread

With the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus causing cancellations of large events and conferences, U.S. sports leagues have started to feel the impact, even if most leagues are still allowing fans to show up. Ticket prices for leagues like the National Hockey League and National Basketball Association have all fallen since January, according to data… Read More »

Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears

Measles outbreaks in the United States continue to grow, rising to 1,044 cases nationwide so far this year. In response, more camp owners and the camping industry are urging families to follow vaccination policies. Some camps that require all participants to be vaccinated against measles, even if parents have religious objections, have not accepted campers… Read More »

Overcoming Public Speaking Fears: 7 Tips to Calm Your Nerves Before and During Your Speech

For most presenters, the biggest challenge is overcoming public speaking fears. The fear of public speaking can be so strong that you might be looking for the nearest closet where you can hide! Calming nerves is essential to speaking success, so here are some tips to put you back in control: 1. Take a deep… Read More »