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Before buying hearing aids

If you are experiencing hearing loss and seeking solutions, knowing where to turn for help can be confusing. “Many people are concerned they’ll be ‘sold’ hearing aids,” says Dr. Sarah Curtis, Au.D., founder of Sounds of Life Hearing. “You may have friends who made an investment in hearing aids and it didn’t work out very well...

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Online holiday shopping, safely

'Tis the season for holiday shopping—and unfortunately, holiday scamming. Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Greater Cleveland sees an increase in scams, especially online, this time of year. Sue McConnell, President and CEO of BBB of Greater Cleveland, offers tips to keep your holidays merry, bright and free of online scams. “The key to...

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Take note of the terroir

Have you heard of the term “terroir” when it comes to wine? Jim Sperk of the Northern Ohio Wine Guild says some wine experts use it, especially when talking about French wines. “Terroir, pronounced ‘tehr-waar,’ is a French word derived from the Latin word ‘terra’ meaning ‘earth’ or ‘land,’” says Jim. “While soil type...

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Chagrin Home Improvements can dramatically change the look of your kitchen for way less than the cost of a remodel

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the cabinets are definitely the heart of the kitchen. But cabinets are also the most expensive thing to replace when it comes time to revitalizing that well-used, well-loved space. Often the cabinets are in good condition, but the color or outdated look bothers you and it’s hard to justify the cost of...

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Hearing loss and fall risk

Even mild hearing loss increases the risk of an accidental fall. It is one of several factors that linked to falls, especially for people over the age of 65. Annually, there are over 3 million falling incidents in the United States, and one in five results in injury such as broken bones or head injury. Falls can occur due to poor vision,...

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