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2014-08-27 23:16:05

Repairing or replacing a damaged hearing aid is always a difficult question. Toby Hill of Contra Costa Hearing Aid Center shares some rules of thumb. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Whether to repair or replace a damaged hearing aid is always a difficult question, but there are a few rules of thumb. Because each situation is unique, Contra Costa Hearing Aid Center encourage patients to contact them for specific advice and an examination of their hearing instrument. In his recent...

2014-08-27 23:04:27

From manufacturing workers to law enforcement to musicians, there are numerous occupations where hearing protection is of the utmost importance. Hearing Health Solutions is pleased to introduce a full line of occupational hearing care programs. Columbus OH (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 With most forms of hearing loss being irreversible, it simply makes sense to use hearing protection when exposed to loud noises or risk losing hearing forever. There are many different forms of hearing protection...

2014-08-26 23:03:05

According to the American Tinnitus Association, fifty million people have tinnitus. A recent study suggests another prevention method: drinking coffee. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 According to the American Tinnitus Association, fifty million people have tinnitus. Most cases can be prevented by sound hygiene. A recent study suggests another prevention method: drinking coffee. Tinnitus is a sensation of a sound in the ear that can be annoying or devastating and interfere...

2014-08-26 23:02:10

The Hearing Instrument Specialists at Beltone of the Tri-Cities explain the key drivers of hearing aid prices and reduced the risk for Tennessee residents interested in obtaining hearing aids with their money back guarantee. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The wide rage of prices for modern hearing aids can be extremely confusing to first time buyers. In an effort to help reduce confusion and financial risk, the Hearing Instrument Specialists at Beltone of Tri-Cities created an...

2014-08-26 23:01:01

San Antonio Hearing Centers is pleased to add Occupational Hearing Protection services and products to its current offerings. A great selection of hearing protection is available for workers, musicians, hunters and recreational shooters. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 With most forms of hearing loss being irreversible, it simply makes sense to use hearing protection when exposed to loud noises - or risk losing hearing forever. There are many different forms of hearing protection...

2014-08-26 23:00:59

Florida state law mandates a 30-day trial period for hearing aids, but Progressive Hearing is now offering 60 days. North Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Hearing aids are unique to each individual. Unlike consumer electronics, two users that buy the same hearing aid won't have the same experience. There are two main reasons for this; first, each person's hearing loss profile is different, and second, each person's brain is different. Many people forget or don't realize...

2014-08-26 23:00:16

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles now has a wide selection of hearing protection products for industrial and workplace uses, as well as recreational shooting or musicians. Lake Charles, LA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 With most forms of hearing loss being irreversible, it simply makes sense to use hearing protection when exposed to loud noises – or risk losing hearing forever. There are many different forms of hearing protection for workplace and recreational use. Employers generally...

2014-08-14 08:28:59

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention - and realize their full potential STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The capability to focus on auditory stimuli is one of the key components of a child's learning and development(1). Children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders often struggle to clearly hear and focus on the voices of...

2014-08-12 23:01:39

Audibel Hearing Center offers new mobile apps to help patients use new hearing aids. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 It appears as if every business has an app to support the customer shopping experience, but not many offer apps to help customers after a product is purchased. Audibel Hearing Center presently offers several apps aimed at helping patients understand hearing loss and ensuring they get the most out of their hearing aids. Read on to learn about the new apps provided by...

2014-08-12 16:25:41

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently published peer-reviewed studies suggest that the non-surgical SoundBite(TM) Hearing System can offer benefits over surgical, osseointegrated Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants (BAHI) for single-sided deafness patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 Published in the International Journal of Audiology, the first study by Moore et al., "Preliminary Comparison of Bone-Anchored Hearing Instruments and a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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