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2013-10-08 23:02:51

The new guide to hearing aid choices will make it easier for Norfolk-area residents to learn the terminology and abbreviations commonly used to refer to different hearing aid styles. Norfolk, Virginia (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Researching hearing aids can be difficult for the first time shopper because there are so many different styles and so many different acronyms used to describe them.To clear up some of the confusion, Virginia Hearing Consultants has published a user-friendly list of...

2013-10-07 16:24:47

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah audiologist, Dr. Anne Lobdell, is the first audiologist in the state to install a hearing loop system in her office. The hearing loop system, provided by Listen Technologies transmits clear, amplified sound directly to an individual's hearing aid or cochlear implant. Hearing loop technology consists of a sound system connected to a wire or induction loop that circles a specific area in a venue. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically...

2013-10-07 08:25:11

The Hear the World Foundation spreads the word about the wide-ranging impact of hearing on development in young children WARRENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In early childhood, our sense of hearing plays a crucial role, providing the basis for speech and communication skills. If a hearing impairment is not diagnosed and treated at an early stage, this can have a negative impact on a child's personal development as well as educational, social and professional opportunities...

2013-10-03 23:32:10

Cleveland Otolaryngologist, Dr. Bert Brown MD invites patients to connect with him on his new website at bertbrownent.com or via social media to ask questions about any aspect of hearing healthcare. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Cleveland Otolaryngologist, Dr. Bert M Brown MD has recently release a new information-rich website at http://bertbrownent.com. As a prominent Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physician in the Mayfield Heights and Willoughby neighborhoods of Cleveland. Dr....

2013-10-02 23:01:05

Dr. Bert Brown has recently introduced a new website for his Willoughby Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) practice - complete with links to social media profiles, up-to-date information, and biographies for Dr Bert Brown. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Dr. Bert Brown has recently created a new website at bertbrownmd.com for his Willoughby OH-based Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) practice. Complete with links to social media profiles, up-to-date information, and biographies for Dr. Bert...

2013-10-01 23:04:17

Fifty percent of Americans over 60 suffer from some form of hearing loss. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 With roughly 50 percent of Americans over 60 suffering from some form of hearing loss, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is encouraging seniors and their families to learn how to recognize the early signs of hearing disorders. ASHA is bringing its message to AARP’s Life@50+ meeting in Atlanta, October 3–5, 2013. Early detection, the theme of ASHA’s...

2013-10-01 10:23:18

Researchers gain insight into 'lazy ear' Short-term hearing loss during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits, long after basic auditory sensitivity has returned to normal. The processing of sound in the brain is shaped by early experience. New research from Massachusetts Eye and Ear has identified two critical periods occurring shortly after hearing onset that regulate how sounds from each ear are fused into a coherent representation in the brain. Their research is described...

2013-10-01 08:33:25

RENO, Nev., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The stress of constant noise is much more than an annoyance or a cause for a lack of sleep. It has been independently linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in a German study of more than 4,000 individuals. Experts now see that noise pollution plays a significant role in increasing certain contributors to conditions like atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. To assess an individual's risk for cardiovascular issues,...

2013-09-30 23:38:31

As part of the growing west Anne Arundel County area, Hearing Solutions Audiology Center is expanding its practice by adding a new physician and continuing its commitment to its patients and the local community. Odenton, Maryland (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Located in the growing west Anne Arundel County area, Hearing Solutions Audiology Center has announced that Dr. Amanda Connelly has joined the practice as the new Doctor of Audiology. Connelly received her doctoral degree in Audiology...

2013-09-30 23:19:31

Audiology Services of Chattanooga created a new overview video to provide valuable resources to help those with hearing loss and their loved ones. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Hearing loss can be caused by many things including family history, noise exposure, some medicines, and the aging process, but the effects caused by all types of hearing loss are very common. More than 31 million people suffer from hearing difficulties and, if untreated, those with hearing loss and...