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2014-05-28 23:19:11

Major industry study shows hearing aids like those sold by MDHearingAid, Inc. provide consumers with better value and reliability than aids dispensed through traditional channels. Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Hearing loss affects 36 million people in the US. Surprisingly, 4 out of 5 people whose hearing could be improved by using hearing aids go untreated.     The high cost of hearing aids has discouraged consumers for years. Consumer Reports Magazine reports...

2014-05-28 23:13:46

The new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org allows anyone to complete a basic hearing screening in under 10 minutes using their telephone. The audiologists at Geneva Hearing Services are available to assist individuals who score outside the normal range and need a comprehensive, in-person hearing test. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Hearing Test, a telephone-based functional hearing test developed with funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH), is an...

2014-05-28 23:13:43

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables anyone to complete a basic hearing screen test in under 10 minutes using their home telephone. To follow up on test scores that fall outside of the normal range, test takers should schedule a complete hearing assessment with a local audiologist. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As a first step in detecting hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is an excellent option. Established with funding from the National...

2014-05-28 23:13:35

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based initial hearing screenings. Participants who score outside of the normal range are urged to seek out a complete hearing test with a local audiologist. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As an initial step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is a wonderful option. Produced with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, it offers a phone-based hearing test to screen for functional hearing loss....

2014-05-28 23:13:33

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering phone-based initial hearing tests. The audiologists at Hearing Care Specialists are available to assist test takers who receive a score outside the normal range and need an in-person, comprehensive hearing test. Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The phone-based, NIH-funded National Hearing Test has made it quick and easy for any person to obtain an initial hearing test to detect functional hearing loss in one or both ears. However, the...

2014-05-22 23:03:11

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet is encouraging everyone to learn the signs of speech disorders and hearing loss, which are often preventable. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month is the perfect time for everyone to learn how to recognize the early signs of hearing and speech disorders and hearing loss, which are among the most common disabilities in the United States. Unlike many other...

2014-05-22 16:26:33

Cochlear encourages the public to get their hearing checked during the month of May CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of May, Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, encourages people to protect their ears and get their hearing checked, so they can keep enjoying the activities they love. Untreated hearing loss can negatively impact a person's life in a variety of ways - from socially to professionally to financially and more. However,...

2014-05-20 23:04:58

Discovery May Point to Way to Restore Hearing Loss Caused by Sound, Age Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The ability to discern pitch – to hear the difference between “cat,” “bat” and “hat,” for example – hinges on remarkable gradations in specialized cells within the inner ear. New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders has explained, for the first time, what controls these...

2014-05-20 08:34:15

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - May 15, 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 has something to say - Consider the economic impact on Ontario's budget if persons who are...

2014-05-20 08:32:18

Non-profit foundation looks back on a successful year WARRENVILLE, Ill., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hear the World Foundation is committed to creating a world in which everyone has the chance to enjoy good hearing. In the 2013/14 financial year, the Swiss foundation supported 21 projects across 16 countries by providing hearing aids and funding totaling more than $1.6 million. Employees of the Sonova Group who participate in volunteer activities and contribute their own expertise, now...


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