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2013-07-24 23:18:25

Announcement Made as New School Opens in Philadelphia Area Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Bach to Rock (B2R) music school that will foster hearing protection education in its growing network of schools. The ASHA-provided information is for teachers and includes materials about the importance of hearing protection, the impact of noise-induced hearing loss on children and musicians, and...

2013-07-23 14:38:40

New research reveals how our brains are able to pick out important sounds from the noisy world around us. The findings, published online today in the journal ‘eLife’, could lead to new diagnostic tests for hearing disorders. Our ears can effortlessly pick out the sounds we need to hear from a noisy environment - hearing our mobile phone ringtone in the middle of the Notting Hill Carnival, for example - but how our brains process this information (the...

2013-07-17 23:21:35

Healthy Hearing showcases four clinics over the United States and the hearing care they're providing to the community. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Healthy Hearing is an informative website providing articles, news pieces, studies and an extensive directory of more than 4,700 independent hearing clinics complete with reviews from real patients. This past spring, Healthy Hearing introduced hearing center interviews to deliver additional information on local clinicians and hearing healthcare...

2013-07-16 23:24:31

The General Hearing Aid Display by General Hearing Instruments, Inc., a company that develops low cost hearing aids, receives POPAI Silver Award in the Healthcare category. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The General Hearing Aid Powerwing display, designed by General Hearing Instruments, Inc., for placement in retail supercenters in Texas has received an award from Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI). The award was received as part of the POPAI’s 55th annual...

2013-07-01 12:28:14

ALBANY, New York, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Audiological Devices Market (Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, Audiometers, Tympanometers and Otoscopes) -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global audiological devices market was valued at USD 6.2 billion in 2011 and is expected to...

2013-06-30 23:00:12

Dr. Peter Marincovitch of Audiology Associates (http://www.audiologyassociates-sr.com) educates the public on the latest available hearing technologies, the art of listening and lip reading, and how to best help loved ones challenged with hearing loss. The class he teaches is called “Hear Better Now” and deals with all levels of hearing disabilities and methods for patients to have effective, successful lives and he has developed a new format, designed for people with or without a...

2013-06-27 23:35:53

The BEAN Personal Sound Amplifier Debuts, Home Hearing Test on Display at Booth 103 New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Your family’s hearing matters. At CE Week in New York, Etymotic Research is debuting the BEAN - a direct-to-consumer personal sound amplifier, available without a prescription, which allows for better hearing in difficult conditions. The company will also demonstrate its Home Hearing Test™ – the only at-home test on the market today that uses precision calibrated...

2013-06-27 23:28:08

New Crop of Premier Marching Units Join Etymotic Research Hearing Health Program Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, today announced the latest top-ranked musical ensembles to receive Etymotic hearing protection products in the company’s Adopt-a-Band program. The Adopt-a-Band program educates young musicians about the importance of using hearing protection during practice and performance. Adopt-a-Band offers schools, parents,...

2013-06-27 12:28:09

Recipient Erin Schafer, Ph.D., at the forefront of research in FM WARRENVILLE, Ill., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phonak LLC has awarded the 2013 Cheryl DeConde Johnson Award for outstanding achievement in Educational and Pediatric audiology to Erin C. Schafer, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Northern Texas. "Dr. Schafer is a tireless worker who has dedicated her life to improving the well-being of children with hearing loss. She...

2013-06-26 08:30:58

The Child Hearing Assessment Toolkit (C.H.A.T.) is an easy-to-use resource designed to simplify the lives of educational audiologists, teachers of the deaf and hearing resource teachers SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phonak today launches the Child Hearing Assessment Toolkit (C.H.A.T.) at the EAA Summer Conference 2013. This new web-based tool allows hearing care professionals working in education, such as the educational audiologists attending EAA, to go...