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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...

2014-05-09 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 23:09:37

Jason Lockwood appointed to lead Westone Laboratories, Inc. by the board of directors and CID Capital. Westone develops and manufactures in-ear products for hearing healthcare, military, consumer electronics and music industries. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Westone Laboratories, Inc. announced today that Jason Lockwood has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lockwood will oversee all business units of Westone, including Hearing Healthcare,...

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 &...

2014-05-01 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...

2014-04-30 23:21:29

In observance of International Noise Awareness Day, HearingPlanet encourages Americans to be aware of dangerous noise levels and take preventative steps to avoid noise-induced hearing loss. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today is International Noise Awareness Day, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, is encouraging Americans to prevent noise-induced hearing loss by being aware of dangerous noise levels, the warning signs of...

2014-04-30 23:18:49

Residents in the Delaney Avenue area of Orlando FL considering their first hearing evaluation can now access information provided to inform patients on what they can expect during their first visit. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss of some degree is reported by approximately 20% of adults in the United States. But it should come as no surprise that hearing loss is often associated with age since one out of three people that are at least 65 years of age suffers from a...


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