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2014-06-28 09:57:22

University of Illinois Patients with persistent ringing in the ears – a condition known as tinnitus – process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers report in the journal Brain Research. Tinnitus afflicts 50 million people in the United States, according to the American Tinnitus Association, and causes those with the condition to hear noises that aren’t really there. These phantom sounds are not speech, but rather whooshing noises, train...

2014-06-26 23:13:47

Audibel Hearing Center reminds families to be safe when attending fireworks displays for the Fourth of July by packing ear protection for each family member and keeping a safe distance. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As your family gets ready to enjoy fireworks shows on July 4th, Audibel Hearing Center would like to remind everyone that it only takes a few simple actions to avoid long term hearing problems. We all know that fireworks are loud, but readers may be surprised to...

2014-06-26 23:13:44

Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants all Orlando residents to have a safe Fourth of July fireworks experience by bringing earplugs or ear muffs for every member of the family. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It only take a few simple actions to guard against lifelong hearing damage from fireworks. That's the message Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants to get out before families head off to enjoy Fourth of July fireworks displays. We all know that fireworks are loud, but...

2014-06-25 23:14:59

Dr. Laughlin, of Amarillo, TX, demonstrates her commitment to professional excellence in audiology through ABA certification. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Maegan Laughlin, AuD, of Amarillo, TX, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Laughlin. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base...

2014-06-25 23:05:59

ENTA announces another superb addition to its Poughkeepsie office. Beginning October 1st, veteran Otolaryngologist Mark D. Very, MD, currently serving patients at Northern Dutchess ENT, will join the Practice as a Partner. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the nation’s premier ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology Practice, believes the residents of Dutchess and Ulster Counties deserve the best medical care possible. That’s why over the...

2014-06-25 23:01:20

Etymotic Discusses the Next Generation of Companion Mics® and The BEAN® – Quiet Sound Amplifier at HLAA in Austin, TX Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Consumer Electronics Association Foundation (CEA Foundation) will feature a presentation by Drs. Mead Killion and Gail Gudmundsen of Etymotic Research at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) Convention 2014 in Austin on June 26-29th. Consumers with hearing loss, their families, the professionals who...

2014-06-17 23:04:19

Effective September, 1, 2014, Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon/Fellowship trained Rhinologist Alexis M. Jackman, MD, FACS will join the Practice’s Purchase office, located at 3020 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, New York. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Nothing is more important to a community than its access to the finest medical care. In fact, many people choose a neighborhood based on local resources like schools and nearby medical facilities. That’s why ENT and Allergy...

2014-06-16 23:12:00

Dr. Trautman, of Zephyrhills, Fla., has demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Trautman, AuD, of Zephyrhills, Fla., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Trautman. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base is consistent...

2014-06-16 23:01:25

What’s New: A Bionic Future for Hearing Aids Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Center for Audiology welcomes hearing aid users to the future. Hearing aids have taken a significant step forward with new “made for iPhone hearing aids.” Through an iPhone app, a user can now control hearing aid features such as independent right and left volume, directional microphones, and also adjust bass/treble balance. While many hearing aids do many of these functions automatically, the made...

2014-06-09 23:11:08

Dr. Miller, of Torrance, Calif., is commended for taking the extra step of certification to demonstrate his professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that William R. Miller, AuD, of Torrance, Calif., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Miller. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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