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2014-10-15 08:38:15

Twice the processing power and up to 30% less battery consumption - AutoSense OS next generation automation technology providing consumers with maximum convenience and a seamless listening experience WARRENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing aid users are very clear about what they expect from a hearing aid: Performance in different listening environments; seamless listening experience through easy operation and convenient phone use and as little interaction as possible. Based...

2014-10-06 16:27:16

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term study publicized in Otology and Neurotology shows that SoundBite(TM) provides meaningful benefit for patients with Single-Sided Deafness, and that patient satisfaction with the device remains high. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 The study, "A Novel Intraoral Bone Conduction Hearing Prosthesis: One Year Safety and Efficacy Study" reports the experience of 81 patients at nine sites who wore...

2014-10-02 23:03:16

For people considering hearing aids or those who have not been successful with hearing aids, Audiologists who use Probe Mic measures achieve greater success for hearing aid wearers. John Greer Clark, Ph.D. of Middletown, Ohio, recommends that all hearing aid fitted be verified with prove microphone measurements. Hamilton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 There are a lot of successful hearing aid users – people who would never go back to hearing like they did before and who frequently wish...

2014-09-29 08:32:26

Educator and School-related Professional Groups Beginning to Promote Supplemental Hearing Insurance to Encourage Treatment POMONA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ringing bells, slamming lockers, loud announcements, chattering students - the classic sounds of back-to-school are not always music to the ears of today's teachers. Due to their cumulative noise exposure, teachers are at higher risk for hearing loss, yet many teachers are not seeking the hearing health care they...

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...

2014-09-10 23:01:57

Informational seminar about hybrid implants to be held Sept. 16 at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During meetings Bill Bisbing would become easily frustrated. It wasn’t that he could not hear. In fact, he heard voices just fine. But he struggled to understand individual words and sounds. He no longer heard beeps and noises from equipment used in his work as a senior lead flight simulator technician. He spent less time communicating...

2014-09-09 16:26:00

Over one million New York City adults are currently impacted by hearing loss and for many of them, hearing aids are not enough(1) CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today a regional awareness program designed to inform New York City residents about advanced treatments for hearing loss, a growing issue affecting nearly one in six New York City adults.(1) Logo -...

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...

2014-09-02 23:04:51

Industry Transformation Expert Sees Need for Change in Hearing Market Warwick, R.I. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 As an industry transformation expert, it was David Sapio’s job to analyze shifts in an industry and predict change. Fortunately for him, that valuable skill has stuck with him over the years, enabling him to identify markets that are eager for change — such as the hearing aid industry. “My knowledge of the hearing aid market indicated it was ripe for better customer...

2014-09-02 08:34:33

Experienced leader adds significant hearing health and medical device experience SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), a leading innovator of audio products and solutions, today announced the hiring and appointment of Rodney Schutt as SVP and General Manager of HyperSound. Mr. Schutt joins the company as it prepares to launch a new directed audio solution for the hearing health market in 2015. He brings significant relevant leadership...


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