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Ears

Hearing may be the ears' main job, but it's not all they do. Learn all about the ears in this Body Basics article.

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Ears

Hearing is their main job, but it's not all your ears do. Find out all about them in this body basics article for teens.

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Your Ears

Now hear this! Here's an article about ears. Find out how your amazing ears do their amazing job.

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What's Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss happens when there is a problem with the ear, nerves connected to the ear, or the part of the brain that controls hearing. Someone who has hearing loss may be able to hear some sounds or nothing at all. To learn more, read this article for kids.

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Hearing Evaluation in Children

Hearing problems can be overcome if they're caught early, so it's important to get your child's hearing screened early and checked regularly.

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Hearing Impairment

Hearing impairment occurs when there's a problem with or damage to one or more parts of the ear. Find out its causes and what can be done to help correct it.

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Hearing Impairments Factsheet (for Schools)

What teachers should know about hearing impairments, and how to help students who have one succeed in school.

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Hearing Aids

Want to hear what's being said to you, by you, and about you? Find out how hearing aids help people with certain types of hearing loss.

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Word! Hearing Loss

Hearing loss happens when one or more parts of your ears don't work and you can't hear perfectly.

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Eardrum Injuries

A "popped" eardrum is more than just painful - it can sometimes lead to hearing loss. Learn about ruptured eardrums and how to prevent them.

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Going to the Audiologist

When a kid has trouble hearing, an audiologist can help. That's a person specially trained to understand how hearing works and to help kids who don't hear normally.

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Can Loud Music Hurt My Ears?

Loud music can cause temporary and permanent hearing loss. Learn how to protect your ears so you won't be saying, "Huh? What did you say?"

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Movie: Ears

Nurb and Chloe explain what goes on inside your ears so you can hear. Watch the How the Body Works movie!

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