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2014-02-16 23:03:27

Zounds Hearing, is raffling off a pair of hearing aids and other prizes until February 21, 2014. Mayor Richard Balbier of Brooklyn and Zounds franchise owner Glenn Harbold of Cleveland helped celebrate the store's grand opening on February 11. Brooklyn, Ohio (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 On February 11, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., Zounds Hearing of Greater Cleveland celebrated the grand opening of its first hearing aid store, at Ridge Park Square, with a ribbon cutting performed by Mayor Richard...

2014-02-12 12:32:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inspiring action and fostering a nationwide culture of support are the themes behind the Better Hearing Institute's (BHI) newly renovated website--www.BetterHearing.org--BHI announced today. BHI has renovated its website as part of its larger effort to inspire a broader, more action-oriented outlook on the state of hearing loss in America. BHI recognizes the substantial link between hearing health and active lifestyles, whole...

2014-02-10 08:25:13

Offering New Hearing Products and Free Hearing Aids to the Economically Disadvantaged SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iHear Medical announced today the launch of the Hearing For All campaign on the Indiegogo website. The campaign offers a free hearing device to an economically disadvantaged individual for every hearing device ordered from the Indiegogo site. With pricing for 100% digital hearing aids starting at $199 per device, the company brings the cost of...

2014-01-30 16:24:58

NFL Player with Severe Hearing Loss - Showing Anything is Possible WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Derrick Coleman, the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL, takes the field on Super Sunday - he will set another first, as the only deaf player to play in The Big Game. Derrick will be cheered on not only by Seattle Seahawks' fans, but also by those whose lives have been affected by hearing loss. HearingLikeMe an online community sponsored by Phonak, a...

2014-01-25 23:03:49

Zounds Hearing opens the first of its six Cleveland area hearing aid stores on February 10; Grand Opening on February 11. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Zounds Hearing will open its first Greater Cleveland area hearing aid store on February 10, 2014 at Ridge Park Square, 4760 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio. The store’s Grand Opening celebration will be held the next day on Tuesday, February 11, which will include food, giveaways, a two-week long raffle to win a free pair of hearing...

2014-01-24 08:22:50

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAMM) -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, will launch their TRU(TM) Custom and Universal hearing protection earpieces at the 2014 NAMM Show. TRU Universals and Customs are the newest product offering from Westone in the music and hearing health categories, utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology. These compact, low profile and interchangeable filters offer advanced...

2014-01-09 23:03:06

Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will represent Audibel at the Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Hearing Innovation Expo in Las Vegas. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will be attending the upcoming Starkey Hearing Technologies’ second biennial Hearing Innovation Expo. The Expo gets underway Jan. 15 in Las Vegas. More than 3,000 independent hearing professionals will gather at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the...

2014-01-04 23:22:04

My Hear Pod’s newest state of the art digital hearing aids out perform traditional analog hearing aids. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The digital revolution of the twenty-first century has spawned technology that is saving and improving lives all over the world. For people with hearing loss, the days of large cumbersome hearing aids that don’t adjust to different environments and are just plain uncomfortable to wear are a thing of the past. And that’s because of...

2014-01-04 23:20:57

Miracle-Ear of Mesa Commits to Supporting the Miracle-Ear Foundation Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Miracle-Ear® of Mesa, a part of the nationwide hearing solution franchise, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide James the gift of sound. James, local resident, had worn hearing aids for many years; however, the fit was not correct so they were constantly falling out and the sound quality was very poor. At home, James’s family would get frustrated because they...

2014-01-02 12:22:05

Salus University College of Audiology Offers Fan-friendly Advice as Eagles-Saints Clash Nears PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This NFL season has seen unprecedented competition among fan bases vying for the crown of loudest stadium venue. Dr. Victor H. Bray, Dean of the Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology, and his colleagues, are concerned about potential hearing damage amid the increasingly deafening drumbeat to rock the house on the road to the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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