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Cochlear Implants | What to Know

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. February 23, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Cochlear implants treat severe to profound hearing loss in patients with sensorineural (inner ear-related) hearing loss. A trained physician surgically implants the devices, which bypass the problematic areas in the ear by directly stimulating the auditory nerve and sending signals straight to the brain. How does it work? A cochlear implant works differently than a […]

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Poor Heart Health Can Contribute to Hearing Loss

Kimberly Knudsen, CCC-A, Au.D. Kimberly Knudsen, CCC-A, Au.D. February 8, 2022 0 Comments General Health

It’s February, so get ready to focus on chocolate, roses, heart-shaped cards—and heart health? Widely known as the month where Valentine’s Day falls, February is also American Heart Month, which makes it a great time to explore the importance of good heart health and its role in preventing hearing loss. Hearing involves several parts of […]

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Tips for Resolutions

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson December 30, 2021 0 Comments General Health

The definition of resolution, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “the act or process of resolving.” If you are like me and take life a little less serious on occasion, then you may appreciate one of the top three definitions of New Year’s resolution from the Urban Dictionary. The things you promise yourself you will […]

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Alcohol and The Holidays

Tiffany Tiffany December 20, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone! We are totally in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season—we just celebrated Thanksgiving, and we are full-steam ahead to the other December celebrations. The December celebrations are so fun—there’s a lot to look forward to, including: Good food/snacks, even if celebrating virtually or in a small setting Hallmark Movies and the […]

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Healthier Holiday Eating

Tiffany Tiffany December 10, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Well… the holidays are here and that means the hustle and bustle, lights and holiday jingles and of course, the get-togethers filled with delicious food. I feel it necessary to be a bit sensitive around the topic of holiday eating, especially when we put the word “Healthy” or “Healthier” in front of it. I look […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge 2021 | Health For The Holidays Week 1

Tiffany Tiffany November 15, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hello friends! Welcome back to another fun-filled challenge through Fort HealthCare—and this one is complete with ho-ho-holiday cheer.  This challenge, the Slimdown, is an opportunity for participants to take a closer look at their health for 6 weeks and strive to maintain their weight (or even lose a little!). Now, we really don’t want to […]

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Rock The Walk 2021 Week 6: The Wrap-up!

Tiffany Tiffany October 28, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hey everyone! Happy Rock the Walk WEEK 6!!! WOOHOO!!!! You’ve made it to the end, and you have just a few short days left of the challenge. Keep pushing on! As winter is rapidly approaching, and less-desirable weather is just around the corner (bleh!), it can feel a little daunting to think “what now” with […]

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Rock The Walk 2021: Week 5

Tiffany Tiffany October 21, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone! We’re getting closer and closer to the end of the challenge—whoa! I feel like we’re blinking and another month has blown by, how is that possible? We are keepin’ er movin’ (hey Charlie!) through Rock the Walk, and this week’s topic is about Social Wellness and bringing that back to being aware of […]

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Rock The Walk 2021: Week 4

Tiffany Tiffany October 15, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone! You officially made it over the hump of the Rock the Walk Challenge—congratulations! This is sometimes the point in the health challenge where you may be feeling a bit like you have lost your motivation, and you may be feeling ‘bleh’ with your exercise routine. The halfway mark of, anything really, is a […]

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Rock The Walk 2021: Week 3

Tiffany Tiffany October 8, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back! We are back at it for more healthy-habit building, fun, and movement—woohoo! Happy to be joining you all as we tackle another week of the Rock The Walk Challenge. So far, we’ve discussed Visiting your Primary Care Provider and Knowing Your Numbers when it comes to being aware of your health, and now […]

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