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2014-09-19 23:03:20

Hidden Hearing Tinnitus Check from Hidden Hearing offers a wealth of special features, including: information on types of hearing loss and tinnitus, soothing sounds for tinnitus to make symptoms less annoying and more tolerable, ear health tips, and a handy clinic finder. There is also information on Hidden Hearings free ear wax removal service. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 People of all ages who are concerned about hearing problems, have been diagnosed with hearing loss, or...

2014-09-18 23:14:22

SyncWords announces new technological updates to automate and improve the closed captioning process. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SyncWords, a new tool to help automate captioning and subtitling, is making video and audio content more accessible to underserved populations, such as deaf and hard-of-hearing communities and non-native English speakers. As educational and current event related materials are delivered increasingly in video format, particularly in the digital realm,...

2014-09-13 23:03:01

The Hearing and Speech Agency will host a variety of free events to celebrate Deaf awareness Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Deaf Awareness falls on the last full week in September. Each year The Hearing and Speech Agency hosts a week-long celebration with events and activities. All events use American Sign Language (ASL) as the main form of communication. Voice interpretation will be provided upon request. This year, the schedule includes an ASL film night, a yoga class, a...

2014-09-09 12:28:42

SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) today announced the appointment of a respected leader in the field of speech and hearing sciences, Lindsay Klarman as executive director. In her role, Klarman will be responsible for furthering the non-profit's mission of ensuring a future which hearing status and speech challenges do not impact one's ability to communicate or reach life goals. Klarman, selected as part of a national search, brings...

2014-08-28 23:05:15

Stratus Video Interpreting has once again been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Stratus officials attribute to the acknowledgement to the company’s advanced video remote interpreting (VRI) technology that reduces interpreting costs by as much as 80%, presenting an economic boon and efficient alternative or adjunct to either face-to-face or over-the-phone (OPI) interpreting. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Video Remote...

2014-08-26 23:02:10

The Hearing Instrument Specialists at Beltone of the Tri-Cities explain the key drivers of hearing aid prices and reduced the risk for Tennessee residents interested in obtaining hearing aids with their money back guarantee. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The wide rage of prices for modern hearing aids can be extremely confusing to first time buyers. In an effort to help reduce confusion and financial risk, the Hearing Instrument Specialists at Beltone of Tri-Cities created an...

2014-08-14 08:28:59

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention - and realize their full potential STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The capability to focus on auditory stimuli is one of the key components of a child's learning and development(1). Children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders often struggle to clearly hear and focus on the voices of...

2014-08-12 23:01:39

Audibel Hearing Center offers new mobile apps to help patients use new hearing aids. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 It appears as if every business has an app to support the customer shopping experience, but not many offer apps to help customers after a product is purchased. Audibel Hearing Center presently offers several apps aimed at helping patients understand hearing loss and ensuring they get the most out of their hearing aids. Read on to learn about the new apps provided by...

2014-08-12 16:25:41

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently published peer-reviewed studies suggest that the non-surgical SoundBite(TM) Hearing System can offer benefits over surgical, osseointegrated Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants (BAHI) for single-sided deafness patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 Published in the International Journal of Audiology, the first study by Moore et al., "Preliminary Comparison of Bone-Anchored Hearing Instruments and a...

2014-08-12 08:29:56

A long sought breakthrough for people with hearing loss STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly published paper in the American Journal of Audiology, Linda Thibodeau, PhD, a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas describes her findings of a new technology which allows people with hearing loss to hear and understand speech better than those with normal hearing. The finding is evident in cases where conditions are most challenging for people with hearing loss: in...


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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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