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2014-09-11 23:02:21

Dr. Vallejo joins the hearing healthcare center. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Center for Audiology is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Cristina Vallejo to its team of hearing healthcare experts. Dr. Vallejo aims to help hearing-impaired patients improve their quality of life with the most innovative hearing solutions that are currently available. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her previous work at UTMB in Galveston, Houston ENT, Helix Hearing...

2014-08-26 23:02:16

The audiologists at Virginia Hearing Consultants would like to extend a limited time offer of a complimentary hearing screening to local residents. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For a limited time, the audiologists at Virginia Hearing Consultants are offering complimentary hearing screenings. A decrease in hearing ability affects each person differently therefore the only way to discover whether an individual has hearing loss is to visit a hearing professional for a complete...

2014-08-21 23:02:38

Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. children, along with a more than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The data underscore the importance of early intervention for rising...

2014-08-11 23:05:21

Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. With...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-04-26 23:02:54

Susan Glasgow marks two decades of service as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 April 24, 2014 marks Susan Glasgow's 20-year anniversary as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Under Ms. Glasgow's leadership, the organization's budget grew from $2.4 million in 1994 to $9.7 million in 2014. During Susan's tenure, HASA's Board of Directors embarked on a $7 million capital campaign that turned the...

2014-02-27 23:24:34

Elizabeth Kennedy, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, honored for her dedication and success, from among all AHAA Associates nationwide. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Kennedy was presented with the AHAA President’s Award, which honors an Associate who exemplifies the key attributes that help create a successful practice — a commitment to training, process improvement, use of solutions, and, most importantly, leadership. The award was presented at the 19th annual American Hearing Aid...

2014-01-27 16:24:45

Speech, Language and Hearing Organizations in Various Parts of the World Join Forces ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, organizations in six countries that focus on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing issues have formed a coalition to raise international awareness of communication disorders and their treatment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DC53291LOGO) The International Communication Project 2014 (ICP) is a...

2014-01-06 23:02:43

ASHA campaign spreads important health message in Las Vegas. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Amid the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the newest, most innovative technologies on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, the award-winning Listen To Your Buds campaign of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is spreading an important health message that all parents and kids need to hear. As iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets; smart...

2013-12-31 23:02:31

American Hearing & Balance's Audiologists wish to inform the public about the fact that a large number of common drugs are harmful to hearing. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Both over-the-counter and doctor-prescribed drugs can be ototoxic. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association states that there exist more than two hundred known ototoxic medications, of which many are used commonly. In order to make it easier for consumers to identify the ototoxic...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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