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2014-05-14 08:29:57

SINGAPORE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearing Industry Research Consortium (IRC) issues 2014 Grant Since 2012 the hearing industry's largest manufacturers have collaborated to sponsor a non-competitive, mutually agreed upon research agenda benefitting the hearing aid industry, its customers, and end users. The framework for this collaboration is the Hearing Industry Research Consortium [http://hearingirc.com/#about ] (IRC). During the last five...

2014-05-12 23:10:01

Recipients Honored for Making the World a Better Place by Advancing Listening and Spoken Language for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) recently honored award recipients for its prestigious awards. The AG Bell awards have a rich, 50-year history of recognizing those who have made the world a better place for children and adults with hearing loss by advancing...

2014-05-09 23:02:09

In an overview of studies spanning 2002-2010 Dr. Peter Marincovich explores the current link between hearing and heart health, providing timely information on the connection between heart and hearing and ultimately, long term healthfulness, as Audiology Associates continues to strive towards a holistic and empathetic approach to keeping patients connected for life. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Having a healthy heart, arteries and veins is crucial to good overall healthfulness, but...

2014-05-09 23:01:28

AuDNet aims to raise awareness to the effects of hearing loss on general wellness during May's Better Hearing & Speech Month. Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing, reports AuDNet, Inc., America’s Audiology Network, which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues. AuDNet’s outreach comes in recognition of Better Hearing & Speech Month in May. “With the...

2014-05-08 12:25:45

POMONA, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confirming the growing issue of untreated hearing loss in the workforce, a new research survey by EPIC Hearing Healthcare (EPIC) finds that 30 percent of U.S. employees suspect they have hearing loss, but have not sought treatment. Of those, almost all (95 percent) say it impacts them on the job. The survey uncovers a wide range of ways employees believe their untreated hearing loss is affecting them, from having to ask people to repeat...

2014-05-07 23:06:50

iHear Medical shatters its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign goal and secures equity financing to launch the world’s first web-enabled hearing aid. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 iHear Medical announced today the completion of its third round of financing totaling $2.5M to enable iHear Medical complete the development and launch of the world’s first web-enabled hearing aid system. The financing is led by Lighthouse Capital, a Shanghai-based venture capital firm with focus on...

2014-05-05 23:11:33

Proper diagnosis and treatment for hearing loss can improve nearly every aspect of a person's life, including job performance and interpersonal relationships. Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing, reports AuDNet, Inc., America’s Audiology Network, which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues. AuDNet’s outreach comes in recognition of Better Hearing &...

2014-05-02 08:25:56

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - High school and elementary students across Canada are being encouraged to "dress loud" on Friday, May 2 to raise awareness for hearing loss during Speech and Hearing Awareness Month. Advocacy group VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children is encouraging students to get out their loudest, wildest, wackiest clothing on Dress Loud Day and to donate a toonie (or more) to VOICE and the cause of hearing loss awareness. Businesses are encouraged to Dress Loud at...

2014-05-01 23:09:26

May is Better Hearing Month, and The Center for Audiology is offering tips on protecting hearing loss. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 This May, in honor of Better Hearing Month, Dr. Sara Nagel and the staff of audiologists at The Center for Audiology are encouraging Houstonians to protect their hearing. Thirty-six million Americans have hearing loss, and one in three of them developed their hearing loss as a result of exposure to noise. The Center for Audiology says people can avoid...

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE provides families with parent support, public education programs, advocacy for the rights of children...


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