Articles By Dr. Murphy

How To Approach Loved Ones About Their Hearing

How To Approach Loved Ones About Their Hearing

For most people, the names of Christy Mathewson, Carl, Hubbell, Warren Spahn, and Juan Marichal may not mean anything.  To baseball aficionados these are some of the greatest Hall of Fame pitchers ever to play the game. For me, they represent the kings of the...

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From Bicycle to Beyond

From Bicycle to Beyond

Often times a person has a preconceived notion as to their own success.  That innocent shortsightedness places an imagined barrier that seems impossible to cross.  However, there are those who have pushed themselves into great achievement realized a life beyond their...

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Are You Motivated To Improve The Quality Of Your Life?

Are You Motivated To Improve The Quality Of Your Life?

Your year is halfway gone and some things have changed while other things have stayed the same.  That is pretty much how it is for most everyone. The things that have stayed the same is mainly for what reason?  Don’t have the time?  Everyone has the same amount of...

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3 Common Hearing Aid Issues and Solutions

3 Common Hearing Aid Issues and Solutions

Introduction
In the June 2021 Consumer Reports, CR Insights provides a brief discussion on 3 Common Hearing Aid Problems and Fixes. I have encountered these same three topics several times each week with patients for thirty-five years. The three issues I will discuss with you are feedback or whistling in hearing aids, being confronted with background noise, and battery life.

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The COVID-19 Dilemma: Protection versus Hearing

The COVID-19 Dilemma: Protection versus Hearing

With the occurrence of coronavirus in late 2019 (COVID-19) and subsequent Worldwide pandemic spread, we have been confronted with learning the history of progression and steps to protect ourselves while living our daily lives. We know the disease arose from Wuhan,...

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Delaying a Hearing Test is to Deny Hearing Problems

Delaying a Hearing Test is to Deny Hearing Problems

The old saying, to delay is to deny is never more applicable than a person who should be considering the pursuit of better hearing. Some may make time for cleaning out a closet, organizing the garage, ridding the basement of excess stuff, completing paperwork, or addressing neglected chores. However, people with hearing problems will deny it and put off making the time for a hearing test.

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