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2013-01-12 05:00:44

The company known for its excellent customer service and promotions now offers free hearing screenings, both online and in the office. Woodstock, GA (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Progressive Audiology Center, Inc., the top provider of hearing aids in Woodstock, GA, now offers free hearing screenings. Customers can make an appointment by calling or by using the online schedule. New patients are encouraged to first take the online hearing test, and then make an appointment with the staff for an...

Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults
2012-08-14 11:16:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently looked at the benefits and harms of hearing loss screenings. The authors believe that the study is important as age-related hearing loss is prevalent among the elderly who are 50 years or older. It is also an issue of concern as it can affect the quality of life and social functioning of seniors. To begin, the USPSTF looked at evidence that was published from 1950 to...

2011-06-17 10:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Audiotoniq, an Austin, Texas-based company dedicated to providing the latest in hearing-loss technology at a lower cost to consumers, announced the introduction of its first-generation hearing system at the 2011 Hearing Loss Association of America Convention in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 2011. The Audiotoniq system consists of the innovative Audiotoniq Professional Hearing Test and the revolutionary Audiotoniq Hearing Aid. The testing system...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Today's hearing tests detect and diagnose even mild hearing problems, allowing for early treatment. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 October is both Audiology Awareness Month and Hearing Protection Month, two great reasons to get in for a hearing test with a local audiologist or other hearing specialist, according to Hearing-Aid.com. Many adults have not had a hearing test since grade school and may not remember the experience. Today's hearing examinations are thorough and...

2008-08-02 03:00:07

By Lee, Heather That yearly checkup doesn't guarantee you're covered. Ask your M.D. about these important screens. You wouldn't dream of skipping your annual Pap or even your twice-ajar teeth cleaning. But there are a few tests you may be missing that can spot early signs of heart disease, glaucoma, and more. "Doctors check for common problems, but you may need to ask for a specific screen if you're at risk for a certain disease," says Nieca Goldberg, M.D., medical director of the Women's...

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2005-09-24 11:55:00

Hearing loss can result, whether the music is heavy metal or pop, study finds If you're a concert fan -- whether your taste is heavy metal or pop -- don't forget to take your earplugs. If you don't, you risk damaging your hearing and eventually suffering noise-induced hearing loss. So says a new study to be presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery annual meeting, which begins Sept. 25 in Los Angeles. The advice also holds whether you're in a front-row seat or...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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