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2014-07-09 23:01:05

The new campaign promotes doubling functionality of hearing aids. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Center for Audiology is proud to promote hearing loops as its preferred assistive listening system of choice, with their new “Houston: Get in the Hearing Loop!” campaign. They encourage Houstonians with hearing loss and/or other interested parties to join in the grassroots effort to lobby public facilities around Houston to install hearing loops.     With...

2014-07-08 23:01:04

The Made for iPhone hearing aid brings personalized hearing to millions. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Audibel Hearing Center is excited to announce that it is one of the first to offer Audibel A3i, a Made for iPhone hearing aid, engineered to be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The A3i hearing aid gives the more than 26 million Americans with untreated hearing loss a new, discreet option that seamlessly connects with some of the most popular electronic devices...

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-06-30 23:21:16

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage hearing loss associated with brain injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Center for Disease Control has estimated that as many as 5.3 million Americans are living with brain injuries at any given time, and a significant head injury occurs about every 21...

2014-06-30 23:15:26

Julie Beall-McKelvey Supports Better Hearing at Miracle-Ear Foundation Fundraising Auction Camp Hill, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Julie Beall-McKelvey, Miracle-Ear franchise owner from Camp Hill, PA, attended the Miracle-Ear annual convention in Dallas, TX last week. The convention consisted of workshops, keynote speakers, and networking events; most notably closing Saturday night with a record breaking auction. In partnership with the Miracle-Ear Foundation, a Minneapolis based non-profit,...

2014-06-28 09:57:22

University of Illinois Patients with persistent ringing in the ears – a condition known as tinnitus – process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers report in the journal Brain Research. Tinnitus afflicts 50 million people in the United States, according to the American Tinnitus Association, and causes those with the condition to hear noises that aren’t really there. These phantom sounds are not speech, but rather whooshing noises, train...

2014-06-26 23:13:47

Audibel Hearing Center reminds families to be safe when attending fireworks displays for the Fourth of July by packing ear protection for each family member and keeping a safe distance. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As your family gets ready to enjoy fireworks shows on July 4th, Audibel Hearing Center would like to remind everyone that it only takes a few simple actions to avoid long term hearing problems. We all know that fireworks are loud, but readers may be surprised to...

2014-06-26 23:13:44

Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants all Orlando residents to have a safe Fourth of July fireworks experience by bringing earplugs or ear muffs for every member of the family. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It only take a few simple actions to guard against lifelong hearing damage from fireworks. That's the message Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants to get out before families head off to enjoy Fourth of July fireworks displays. We all know that fireworks are loud, but...

2014-06-26 23:13:33

Beltone of the Tri-Cities reminds families to be safe when enjoying Fourth of July fireworks by packing ear protection for each family member and remaining a safe distance away. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As your family gets ready to enjoy fireworks next week on July 4th, Beltone of the Tri-Cities would like to remind everyone that it only takes a few simple actions to prevent lifelong hearing problems. All those 'rockets bursting in air' can generate sounds in the range...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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