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Latest Noise-induced hearing loss Stories

2014-07-31 23:03:12

Hearing Health Company Debuts New Sponsorship Of New Percussion Performance Series Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, today announced a new sponsorship of the DrumLine Battle® series of competitive percussion events. Front and center are Etymotic’s hearing protection products ETY•Plugs® and Music•PRO® electronic earplugs. Both products maintain high-fidelity while protecting against the harmful...

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-05-22 23:10:32

For nearly 30 years, noise-induced hearing loss has been one of the most prevalent occupational health problems in the United States. Simple steps can significantly reduce the threat to workers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As part of Tinnitus Awareness Week (May 18-24, 2014), the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is urging workers and employers to take proactive steps to reduce tinnitus and hearing loss caused by occupational noise exposure. According to the U.S. National...

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...

2014-05-01 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...

2014-04-30 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...

2014-04-04 23:30:41

HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, and the first to provide a hearing aid comparison tool, is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming CELEBRATE SOUND Don’t Walk in Silence, a fundraising event that benefits hearing loss prevention programs, to be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Stone Rivers Greenway at Two Rivers Park in Nashville. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, and the first to provide a...

2014-04-03 08:29:12

Financing to Support Entry of OPI's Lead Product Candidate - NHPN-1010 - into Clinical Testing First Half of 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accele Venture Partners, the investing arm of life sciences accelerator Accele Biopharma, Inc., announced today that it has co-led a $4.1 million Series A private equity financing of Otologic Pharmaceutics, Inc. (OPI), a development-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing novel...

2014-03-03 23:21:38

Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, & 3M join together to promote hearing loss prevention. Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In celebration of May is Better Hearing Month; Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, and 3M, all headquartered in MN, are partnering in a hearing loss prevention campaign titled: One Day Without Sound. Beginning Monday, March 3rd, they are asking people to pledge to remove sound from one’s life for one day, May 1st, 2014, to help spread awareness...


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