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June 2017

  • Travel Tips for Summer: Making the Journey Safer!
  • Editors’ Notes
  • HLAA Webinars
  • Chapter Newsletter – Last issue
  • Steering Committee Starts July 1st
  • Out and About
  • Hearing Loss Badges
  • Disclaimer
  • Membership Form
  • Meeting Information
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May 2017

  • Legislative Updates: National & State
  • Editors’ Notes
  • News from National
  • Now Hear This! Now Hear This!
  • Chapter Newsletter – Last issue
  • HLAA Webinars
  • Out and About
  • Amendment to Chapter By-laws Approved
  • Chapter Changes
  • Disclaimer
  • Membership Form
  • Meeting Information
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April 2017

  • Lane County Plans to Add “Text to 911” Service for Emergencies
  • Chapter Newsletter-Last issue in June
  • Editor’s Notes
  • HLAA Webinars
  • Out and About
  • Amendment to Chapter By-laws
  • Chapter Changes
  • Disclaimer
  • Membership Form
  • Meeting Information
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February 2017

  • How to Live with a Hard of Hearing Person
  • Annual Meeting Moved to February
  • Amendment to Chapter By-laws
  • Janet Langdon’s Passing
  • Do You Have Trouble Seeing and Driving in the Dark?
  • Disclaimer
  • Membership Form
  • Meeting Information
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January 2017

  • Can You Hear Me Now?
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Out & About
  • Tinnitus—Home Treatment
  • Annual Meeting / Board Elections in January
  • Can You Hear Me Now?
  • Meeting Information
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December 2016

  • Holiday Thinking Traps
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Gifts for that Special Hard-of Hearing Person
  • Tips for Communicating with Someone with a Hearing Loss
  • Annual Meeting / Board Elections in January
  • Out & About
  • Meeting Information
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November 2016

  • How can I get a smoke alarm
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Everett Swezey Remembered!
  • Volunteers Needed
  • Fire Safe and Sound
  • Fire safety checklist for individuals with hearing loss
  • Out & About
  • Do you come to our meetings?
  • Meeting Information
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October 2016

  • Medicines That Cause Hearing Loss
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Chapter Facebook Page!
  • September General Meeting Summary
  • What You Can Do…In a Medical Situation
  • Out & About
  • Volunteers Needed
  • America’s Most Common Workplace Injury is Hearing Loss
  • Meeting Information
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September 2016

  • FCC Adopts Landmark Agreement to Improve Access to Hearing Aid Compatible Cell Phones and Wireless Devices
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Special Chapter Meeting (August 15)
  • Is It Time for a Chapter Tune-up?
  • One-time Oregon PUC Ad
  • Out & About
  • Hearing Loss badges (with instructions)
  • Meeting Information
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August 2016

  • Traveling by car with hearing loss
  • Editors’ Notes
  • Who is “disabled”? ADA definition
  • TSA Tips and Travel Information
  • Air Carrier Access Act
  • Hotels and the ADA
  • How to File a Title III Complaint
  • Out & About
  • Hearing Loss Badges
  • Meeting Information
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May 2016

  • Interviews with 40 Professionals
  • Smoking and Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • 3 Reasons people don’t seek treatment for hearing loss
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Children & Hearing Loss
  • Seniors in Denial about Loss
  • Meeting Information
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April 2016

  • Women & Hearing Loss
  • Communication & Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Hearing Loss & Dementia
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Telephone Communications
  • 10 Worst Jobs for Hearing
  • Meeting Information
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March 2016

  • Shirley Perry
  • Eugene Hearing & Speech
  • Leone’s Lines
  • ODHA Needs You
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hybrid Implant
  • Hearing Aid Help
  • Meeting Information
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January 2016

  • How Noise Affects the Palate
  • Party Pictures
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Play an Instrument
  • What is Tinnitus?
  • Meeting Information
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December 2015

  • Eight Gifts that Don’t Cost a Thing
  • Overcoming Stress
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Helping Those with Hearing Loss
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hearing Loss and Word Recognition
  • Effects of Stress
  • Meeting Information
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November 2015

  • Frustrated by your Hearing Loss?
  • Better Relationships
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Children and Hearing Loss
  • Understanding Conversations In Groups
  • Early Detected Hearing Loss
  • Meeting Information
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October 2015

  • Presbycusis
  • Childhood Infections
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Firefighters and Hearing Loss
  • Out & About
  • Talking with a Person with Hearing Loss
  • Meeting Information
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September 2015

  • Gene Therapy
  • CDC Study
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Interesting Facts
  • Five Ways to Looks Good
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Look Good—continued
  • Meeting Information
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August 2015

  • Furosemide
  • Weak Hearing Aid
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Summer Hearing Aid Care; Men–check your Hearing
  • Message from Shirley-Sign Language DVDs
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Noisy Jobs
  • Meeting Information
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July 2015

  • Sudden Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • True or False?
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Veggies to Grow for Hearing Health
  • Sudden Hearing Loss from Page 1
  • Closed Captioning
  • Meeting Information
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June 2015

  • Teens at Risk of Hearing Loss
  • Extending Hearing Aid Battery Life
  • Get Your Hearing Tested
  • Checking for a Stroke
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Medicare & Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Loss and Driving
  • Meeting Information
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May 2015

  • People With Hearing Loss Earn Less
  • Where in the World are my Closed Captions
  • Leone’s Lines
  • HLA Supports Medicare Act
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Untreated Hearing Loss
  • I Hear Just Fine
  • Meeting Information
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April 2015

  • Survivors Manual
  • Untreated Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Middle Ear Infections
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Out of Area Audiologists
  • Police with Hearing Loss
  • Meeting Information
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March 2015

  • Survivors Manual
  • Stars with Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Vitamins & Antibiotics
  • Hearing Loops
  • Meeting Information
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February 2015

  • Survivors Manual
  • Healthy Food, Healthy Eating
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Vitamin Supplements
  • How Can I Tell If I’m Losing My Hearing?
  • Meeting Information
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January 2015

  • Low & High Frequencies-Avoiding Fatigue
  • Volunteers Needed
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Tinnitus by the Numbers
  • Dear Abby
  • Meeting Information
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December 2014

  • OR. PUC Seeking Members Movie Captioning
  • Coffee & Tinnitus
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Churches & T Coils Hearing Loss Myths
  • Christmas & Family, Dining Sad Restaurant Event
  • Meeting Information
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November 2014

  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss
  • This N That
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Used Hearing Aids
  • Hearing in Noise
  • Meeting Information
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October 2014

  • Hearing Loss & Depression Captioning
  • Good News
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hearing Loss or Ear Wax?
  • Just for Fun!
  • Meeting Information
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September 2014

  • Common Health Mistake
  • Captioned Event
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hearing Loss & Health
  • What Is a Tcoil?
  • Meeting Information
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August 2014

  • Living With Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Aid Purchase Help
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • PSAP’s
  • Hearing Aid Help (cont.)
  • Meeting Information
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July 2014

  • Hair Cell Regeneration Camp Taloali
  • HA Dos and Don’ts for summer
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Survivors Manual
  • French Horn Players Hearing & Aging
  • Meeting Information
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June 2014

  • Virus Could Cure Hearing Loss
  • Loud Music Damage
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hard of Hearing Mother
  • Eating Out–Pocket Talkers
  • Meeting Information
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May 2014

  • Research for New Hearing Aid
  • iHear hearing aids
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss
  • When to Get a New Hearing Aid
  • Meeting Information
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April 2014

  • OR. Shakespeare Theater
  • Untreated Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Fruit Flies and Hearing
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Meeting Information
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March 2014

  • Women and BMI
  • Untreated Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Clark Anderson and EHSC
  • Seattle’s Derrick Coleman
  • Meeting Information
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January 2014

  • Don’t Hate Me Because I Can’t Hear You
  • Famous Athletes with Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Survivor’s Manual
  • Make Your Hospital Kit
  • Meeting Information
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December 2013

  • Researchers discover how to ‘rub out’ background noise on hearing aids
  • Medicare & HLAA
  • Leone’s Line
  • Cochlear implantation improves quality of life for elderly
  • The Survivor’s Manual Makes a Difference with YOUR Help
  • OR-CAP advocacy succeeds
  • What is HLAA doing?
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November 2013

  • Sensoneural Hearing Loss
  • Music and cochlear implants
  • Leone’s Line
  • Video captions improve comprehension
  • How can I tell if it’s hearing loss or ear wax?
  • Link between hearing loss and mortality
  • Notice from FCC about possible calling scam
  • 3D and captioning at the movies
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October 2013

  • Overcoming social stigmas of hearing aids
  • Leone’s Line
  • The Cocktail Party Effect
  • One test can screen for several causes of inherited hearing loss in children
  • Seattle Seahawks caption home games
  • Custom glasses that see captions
  • Can hearing aids reduce cognitive decline?
  • China makes efforts to control hearing loss
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September 2013

  • Cochlear implants improve speech and quality of life
  • What are you doing to tell others?
  • Charting a Course to Empowerment
  • Can Allergies Cause Hearing Loss?
  • Portland police adopt hearing loss policy
  • Genetic mutations
  • What if hearing aids don’t work for me?
  • Now You See It
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July 2013

  • How to talk to loved ones about hearing loss
  • Award for Survivor’s Manual
  • Congratulations
  • OR-CAP needs board member
  • Music Man captioned performance
  • Review a business’s treatment of deaf and HOH customers
  • Free exams and hearing aids
  • High blood pressure could be related to hearing loss
  • EPD gives award to our members
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June 2013

  • Hearing Aids powered by the Cochlea?
  • Phonophobia
  • Sudden Hearing Loss Needs Emergency Treatment
  • Protein Protects Ear from Noise Damage
  • Open Captioning at Hult Center
  • Why You Need Captioning But Don’t Ask
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May 2013

  • Some Shocking Truths about Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Hearing Loops
  • CC Captions
  • Meeting Information
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April 2013

  • Convention News
  • Hearing Conditions You Don’t Know About
  • Grieving Your Hearing Loss
  • Bridging the Wall
  • Patent Application to Detect Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Aids and Humidity
  • Finding the Right Hearing Aid
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March 2013

  • Going to the Convention
  • Tinnitus
  • Causes of Hearing Loss
  • Leone’s Lines
  • Out and About
  • Keeping Your Batteries Charged
  • Growing New Hair Cells
  • Meeting Information
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February 2013

  • Convention Information
  • Antibiotics That Don’t Damage Hearing
  • Lions Club
  • Noisy Jobs
  • Dogs for the Deaf
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January

  • Affordable Hearing Aids for Vets
  • Does Your Child Have Hearing Loss?
  • American Girl Dolls with Hearing Aids
  • Alternative Therapies
  • New Soundbite Hearing Aid
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