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2014-07-22 08:31:27

Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that it is advocating against a newly proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that would change the classification of the Cochlear(TM) Baha® Implant System...

2014-07-11 23:04:01

A new organization launches this week to provide comprehensive information and services available to Colorado’s hearing impaired community. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 H.E.A.R Me Out Listens to Needs of Hearing Impaired A new organization launches this week to provide comprehensive information and services available to Colorado’s hearing impaired community. Reaching almost half a million Coloradoans with hearing loss, this organization is the first of its kind to provide all...

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...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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