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2013-09-27 23:19:43

Sound Relief Hearing Center’s Dr. Julie Prutsman outlines the state of hunter hearing health and ways to prevent hearing loss. Centennial, Colorado (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 With hunting season in full swing, hunters are susceptible to hearing loss and/or damage due to loud firearm noise and even loud game calls. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, exposure to noise greater than 90 dB can permanently damage hearing. Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing...

2013-09-25 23:18:09

HealthyHearing.com, the leading online resource for hearing health information, recently profiled Denver, Colorado’s Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing Center. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 In an interview conducted by HealthyHearing.com writers, Denver's own Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing Center shared her viewpoints on the importance of providing hearing care that focuses on each individual’s very personal experience with hearing loss and tinnitus. "Our...

2013-09-24 23:18:08

ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP continues to add the best and the brightest to its clinical ranks and welcomes new physician Dr. Anthony Paul Vastola, MD, FACS to its new Staten Island and Brooklyn Heights Offices. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 ENT and Allergy Associates®, LLP continues to add the best and the brightest to its clinical ranks, welcomes Pediatric Otolaryngologist Dr. Anthony Paul Vastola, MD, FACS to its new Staten Island and Brooklyn Heights offices. ENT...

2013-09-20 23:20:28

American Hearing & Balance is pleased to be one of the select audiology offices in Torrance, CA to offer Lyric Invisible Hearing to its patients. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 American Hearing & Balance now offers Lyric hearing aids in Torrance, CA. Lyric® Invisible Hearing™ is the first extended wear hearing device that is 100% invisible. It offers tremendous natural sound quality and exceptional background noise reduction all while fitting fully inside the ear...

2013-09-18 23:33:43

American Hearing & Balance is offering free initial hearing screenings for anyone with questions about their hearing. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Hearing often declines gradually. There is typically no sudden event that triggers hearing loss, but rather a combination of aging, noise exposure and wax build-up that causes hearing ability to drop off. Because the decline is gradual and doesn't initial affect quality of life, many people delay getting a hearing test...

2013-09-18 23:28:09

Healthy Hearing interviews highlight hearing centers around the U.S. providing excellent care to their patients. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Healthy Hearing is an informative website providing articles, news, help pages and an extensive directory of more than 4,700 independent hearing clinics complete with reviews from real patients. In addition to informative articles and help pages, Healthy Hearing interviews hearing centers across the United States to deliver additional information on...

2013-09-18 23:26:24

Survey of Communication Experts Finds Public Unaware of Key Warning Signs Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has launched a nationwide multimedia campaign Identify the Signs to raise awareness of the early warning signs of speech, language, and hearing issues. The campaign stems from ASHA’s new findings that identify lack of awareness of these signs as the leading barrier to early detection and treatment. Results of a recent...

Rhythm Linked With Language In Brain
2013-09-18 11:24:07

[ Watch the Video: Rhythm And Reading Go Hand In Hand ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Northwestern University have found that people who can keep a beat are more responsive to speech neurologically than those with less rhythm, according to a report published in this week’s Journal of Neuroscience. Study author Nina Kraus, a professor at Northwestern University and head of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, pointed out that previous research...

2013-09-13 23:01:05

Two fabulous audiology externs join the team at SWENT to complete their Doctor of Audiology degrees. Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Southwestern Ear, Nose, and Throat Hearing and Balance Center, the leading provider of hearing aids in Santa Fe, is pleased to welcome externs Danielle Morgan and Brett Adams. Both are graduate students in Audiology working toward their Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree. The practical experience they gain working with patients at the SWENT offices in...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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