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    Celebrate a Tobacco-free Father’s Day

    Free Services Available Through the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline OKLAHOMA CITY – June 15, 2016 – Fathers play a significant role in influencing the attitudes and behaviors of their children. This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging fathers who use tobacco to make the healthy decision and think about quitting. Bryce Barfield, of Shawnee, decided to quit smoking when his daughter was only six months old. After more than 25 years of smoking, Barfield finally decided that the risks […]

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    HearAgain: How do I know if I need a hearing test?

    If you lose hearing, either suddenly or over time, you’ll have trouble making out details of conversations. Sounds will become muffled and gradually fade. You might also have: Ringing in your ears, called tinnitus Pain, pressure or fullness in one or both ears Dizziness or vertigo Frequently the first sign of hearing loss that the sufferer or loved one notices is asking people to repeat what they said more often than they used to. If you find yourself uncomfortable and […]

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    HearAgain: What causes hearing loss?

    There are three basic types of hearing loss: conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss.  Treatment options for all three may include, medicine, surgery or hearing aids. Sensorineural hearing loss  is the most common type of hearing loss and the type we help treat at Hear Again.  Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain.  Most of the time sensorinerual hearing loss cannot be […]

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    HearAgain: What happens during a hearing test?

    Hearing screenings are painless, simple and contain 4 basic steps: 1. A review of personal information to discuss the different types of environments you may have trouble hearing in, work history, and exposure to loud sounds or other ways you think may be a contributor in hearing loss. 2. A physical exam of the ears using an otoscope. 3. A pure tone hearing test in which you will be seated in a quiet room with a pair of headphonesally over […]

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    HearAgain: How do hearing aids work?

    One of the most common questions about hearing aids is, “How do they work?”  Every model and brand of hearing aid, has the same basic function…to amplify sound waves.  There is a microphone inside the hearing aids that picked up by a microphone in the hearing aid.  After the sound waves hit the microphone a circuit translates the sound waves and sends them to the receiver, which then delivers the sound into the ear canal.  The circuit is the brains […]

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    HearAgain: How much do hearing aids cost?

    Hearing aids vary in cost by type, brand and model.  Prices can range from $399 each to $3000 each. It is often said that the one downside to the digital aids better technology is price.  They are more expensive than the older analog versions. There are some insurance plans that cover some of the cost of hearing aids but most do not. Financing options are available and can be a great solution to get you the best hearing aids for […]

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    HearAgain: What are the different types of hearing aids?

    The most basic difference in type of hearing aids is digital vs analog.  Both are used today, although digital is becoming the preferred choice by consumers. Both analog and digital aids pick up sound waves and amplify them in the ear canal. Digital aids are different because they convert sound waves to digital signals, instead of just amplifying sounds.  This leads to crisper, clearer sounds. Some analog aids are programmable by manual .  But digital aids offer programming at a […]

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    HearAgain: What are the best hearing aids on the market?

    Through advances in technology, Digital hearing Aids are the best hearing aids on the market.  They beat out Analog aids in both form and function. Digital aids have a chip that take the analog sound waves and  process, filter, distort amplify and ultimately deliver a quality sound into your ear canal that is custom tailored to your need. Digital hearing aids are programmable to your unique hearing needs and provide the ability for better fine tuning and less feedback noise […]

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    A FREE DOG WASH? BOW WOW! Bob Moore Subaru’s 4th Annual Dogapalooza. The largest FREE dog wash in Oklahoma. KFOR-TV would like to invite you and your dog(s) to a FREE DOG WASH and some fun at Bob Moore Subaru this Saturday, June 11th 10AM – 3PM. Free Pet Photos Food Trucks and Music Pet Adoptions Pet Vendors and Vet Information Micro-Chipping Station Photo Booth and More! Donations are accepted and will benefit: Second Chance Animal Sanctuary Join Us. Everybody […]

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    Stand Up to Big Tobacco this World No Tobacco Day

    Tobacco Stops With Me Offers Tips to Reduce Youth Tobacco Use OKLAHOMA CITY – (May 31, 2016) –Tobacco use still remains a problem in Oklahoma, and tobacco companies are working harder than ever to attract a new generation of tobacco users. In fact, each day in the United States, more than 3,800 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. In Oklahoma, 23.1 percent of high school students are current tobacco users, and 3,300 kids become regular […]

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    High School Senior Athlete of the Week: Rachel Roquemore

    This week we are honoring Rachel Roquemore of Putnam City High School. Rachel is a soccer player and Cross Country star for The Pirates. Off the field, she is the PCO class Valedictorian and is ranked first out of 408 students. She scored a 33 on her SAT and maintains a 4.679 GPA. Rachel plans on attending OU on an academic scholarship and hopes to major in science and one day do brain research. In addition to that, she also […]