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2014-05-19 23:10:43

Hearing Screening and Care by Licensed Hearing Health Professionals Can Greatly Improve Quality of Life for Those Suffering from Hearing Loss Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 With over 36 million American adults reporting some kind of hearing problem and one in five teenagers now suffering from hearing loss, NJAHHP is commemorating May as “Better Hearing Month” by reminding New Jerseyeans about the importance of hearing screening and care by licensed hearing health professionals....

2014-05-16 12:27:54

Phone-based test providing affordable, accurate, and widely available screening for tens of millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of adults over age 48 experience hearing loss, but far too few seek help. Left untreated, hearing loss can lead to job loss and income reduction, social isolation, embarrassment, and significantly lower quality of life. Hearing loss is irreversible, but if caught early, steps can be...

2014-05-14 08:31:40

PHOENIX, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zounds Hearing, Inc., the fastest-growing hearing aid company in the country, celebrates National Better Hearing Month in May with their franchise locations from coast to coast. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87342 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87341 More than 36 million American adults suffer from some degree of hearing loss and an additional 12 million have hearing loss as a result of prolonged...

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 &...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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