The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper


According to the American Academy of Audiology, hearing loss affects an estimated 36 million Americans of all ages with levels varying from mild to total loss.

The Audiology Department at Mercy St. Charles Hospital, located at the Center for Health Promotion, offers a number of services including, hearing tests for infants, children and adults, hearing instruments, assistive listening devices, custom noise protection plugs, custom ear plugs, and cerumen (wax) removal.

“No matter the age or circumstance, we are dedicated to taking the necessary steps to improve hearing,” said Dr. Erica Carpenter, Au.D., Audiologist at the Mercy St. Charles Center for Health Promotion.

Symptoms of hearing loss can include any of the following:
• Ringing or buzzing in the ear.
• Difficulty hearing the radio or television.
• Difficulty hearing in the presence of background noise.
• Complaining of others mumbling.
• Asking others to repeat themselves.
• Responding inappropriately to questions in conversation.
• Withdrawing from social interaction for fear of not being able to participate in group conversation

If you or a loved is experiencing any of the above mentioned symptoms, call the Audiology Department at Mercy St. Charles Center for Health Promotion at 419-696-7486.



Gas Prices

Gas prices are expected to soar this summer. Are you prepared to pay more?
962272254 [{"id":"255","title":"No. this will seriously impact my budget","votes":"4","pct":57.14,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"256","title":"No. I may reconsider taking some trips","votes":"1","pct":14.29,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"257","title":"Yes. I have a compact vehicle so it won't cost much","votes":"1","pct":14.29,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]},{"id":"258","title":"Yes. It won't effect me","votes":"1","pct":14.29,"type":"x","order":"4","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/95-gas-prices No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...