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2014-03-12 23:28:54

Cirrus Healthcare, Makers of EarPlanes™ and AquaEars™, Can Help Lessen the Pain to Increase the Fun Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 According to the U.S.Travel Association, 26 percent of domestic travelers traveled with children under the age of 18 in 2012. EarPlanes™ and AquaEars™ were designed to help guard against travel-related pains like barotrauma (in-flight ear pain) and swimmer’s ear, but the makers of these products know that family travel comes with a...

2014-03-03 23:21:38

Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, & 3M join together to promote hearing loss prevention. Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In celebration of May is Better Hearing Month; Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, and 3M, all headquartered in MN, are partnering in a hearing loss prevention campaign titled: One Day Without Sound. Beginning Monday, March 3rd, they are asking people to pledge to remove sound from one’s life for one day, May 1st, 2014, to help spread awareness...

2014-02-18 23:20:23

New Version of Hearing Protection Device That Also Amplifies, Available on February 17th Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, announces a new look for its Music•PRO® Electronic Earplugs. Inspired by the form factor of the company’s “Bean Quiet Sound Amplifier,” this latest version of the Music•PRO will be available for $299 on Etymotic.com, Amazon.com, Etymotic’s network of hearing solution...

2014-01-02 12:22:05

Salus University College of Audiology Offers Fan-friendly Advice as Eagles-Saints Clash Nears PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This NFL season has seen unprecedented competition among fan bases vying for the crown of loudest stadium venue. Dr. Victor H. Bray, Dean of the Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology, and his colleagues, are concerned about potential hearing damage amid the increasingly deafening drumbeat to rock the house on the road to the...

2013-12-18 23:27:26

Hunters and shooters are at higher risk of hearing damage due to frequent exposure to gunshot decibels. St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute specializes in hearing services and products, including protective earplugs. Tarpon Springs, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Hunters and sport shooters are at a significantly increased risk for hearing damage, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA), with an estimated 80 percent experiencing some degree of permanent...

F1 Races Can Damage Your Eardrums
2013-12-05 10:27:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Auto racing fans, listen up! New research has revealed that being track-side during a grand prix could drastically exceed your daily recommended noise exposure, potentially damaging your eardrums. The idea for the research came to acoustical engineer and University of Texas, Austin Craig Dolder, who attended a Formula 1 race in Montreal, Quebec that coincided with an Acoustical Society of America (ASA) conference held earlier this...

2013-11-15 23:02:43

Hearing Health Company to Fit Attendees at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention for Custom Earplugs Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 This week, hearing health and high-fidelity personal audio company Etymotic Research will bring its family of active and passive high-fidelity earplugs and critically acclaimed earphones to the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). Held annually, and this year at the Indianapolis Convention Center, PASIC is...

Whale Earwax Helps Understand History
2013-09-17 09:55:54

[ Watch the Video: Blue Whale Earwax Tells A Tale Of A Lifetime ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earplugs made of wax and fats are common to blue and other large whales and resemble the waxy buildup in our own ears – except on a much, much larger scale. To learn more about the history of individual whales, marine biologists from Baylor University and the Natural Museum of History have developed a unique method for analyzing these earplugs. The technique reveals...

2013-08-26 23:01:33

High-Fidelity Personal Audio and Hearing Health Company Etymotic Research Turns 30 Years Old; Surges with New Product Introductions Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Professor, scientist, inventor, choir director and musician Mead Killion, Ph.D. founded Etymotic Research, Inc. in 1983 and remains active as Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of the Board. During this milestone year, the company has released “The Bean”, a revolutionary, affordable personal sound amplifier available...

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,...