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2014-02-14 12:23:56

Four-year scholarships awarded to eight gifted students who have overcome hearing loss and achieved academic and personal success CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today the winners of the twelfth annual Graeme Clark and third annual Anders Tjellstrom Scholarships. The 2014 scholarships recognize Cochlear(TM) Nucleus(®) Implant and Baha(®) System recipients who have shown promise and resilience...

2014-02-11 23:28:57

The staffing company will discuss direct and contract placement careers with Speech-Language Pathologists. PediaStaff’s contractors are placed through Top Echelon® Contracting, Inc., a contracting back-office service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 PediaStaff recruiters are ready to meet with thousands of clinicians at the 57th Annual Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) Convention and Exhibition to be held February 27 – March 1 at the George R. Brown...

2014-01-29 23:23:33

Hearing Aid Kingdom, a review and price resource on the hearing aid industry, is launching an audiologist directory. Audiologists and hearing aid professionals will be able to list their business information, easily accessible by those in need of professional services. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Whether it's with a traditional computer of a mobile phone, more and more people are searching online to find local professionals. As popularity has increased, so has the...

2014-01-27 04:21:41

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fm8wwf/audiological) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Audiological Devices Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fm8wwf/audiological ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The overall audiological devices market is classified into...

2014-01-25 23:03:49

Zounds Hearing opens the first of its six Cleveland area hearing aid stores on February 10; Grand Opening on February 11. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Zounds Hearing will open its first Greater Cleveland area hearing aid store on February 10, 2014 at Ridge Park Square, 4760 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio. The store’s Grand Opening celebration will be held the next day on Tuesday, February 11, which will include food, giveaways, a two-week long raffle to win a free pair of hearing...

2014-01-21 16:24:24

Actress Amber Zion selected to perform National Anthem during pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) announced today that after an extensive search actress Amber Zion has been selected to bring the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) to one of the most popular sports and entertainment events of the year - Super Bowl Sunday. Earlier today the National Football League and FOX...

2014-01-16 08:26:55

The Hear the World Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology has been awarded to Johnna Tanji, a fourth-year AuD student at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She will complete the Judith Gravel Fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology at UNC Chapel Hill STAEFA, Switzerland and WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fellowship was created by the Hear the...

2014-01-09 23:03:06

Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will represent Audibel at the Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Hearing Innovation Expo in Las Vegas. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will be attending the upcoming Starkey Hearing Technologies’ second biennial Hearing Innovation Expo. The Expo gets underway Jan. 15 in Las Vegas. More than 3,000 independent hearing professionals will gather at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the...

2014-01-07 23:22:43

As of August 1st, 2014, Allergist/Immunologist Jillian Hochfelder, MD will see adult and pediatric patients in the Practice’s Bronx and Tuckahoe clinical locations. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As the resident and business populations of the Bronx and Westchester counties continue to grow in size and importance, so does the coincident need for superb medical care. With that in mind, ENT and Allergy Associates—whose 150 otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurotologists,...

2014-01-07 13:55:49

Watchful waiting or ear tube surgery? It is a decision faced by millions of families of children with recurrent or chronic otitis media with effusion (non-infected fluid in the middle ear) each year. Out of concern regarding long-term effects like hearing loss and potential developmental delays, about a million such families choose ear tubes annually, opting for surgery that carries risks of its own. New research by the RTI-University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center,...


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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