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2014-09-29 08:32:26

Educator and School-related Professional Groups Beginning to Promote Supplemental Hearing Insurance to Encourage Treatment POMONA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ringing bells, slamming lockers, loud announcements, chattering students - the classic sounds of back-to-school are not always music to the ears of today's teachers. Due to their cumulative noise exposure, teachers are at higher risk for hearing loss, yet many teachers are not seeking the hearing health care they...

2014-09-29 08:31:11

This innovative combination of drugs could become the treatment of choice in those cases BARCELONA, Spain, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratorios SALVAT S.A. announced today the top-line results from two Phase III studies comparing Ciprofloxacin 0.3% plus Fluocinolone Acetonide 0.025% Otic Solution to the components alone (Ciprofloxacin 0.3% otic solution and Fluocinolone Acetonide 0.025% otic solution) in the treatment of pediatric patients with Acute Otitis Media...

2014-09-24 23:07:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Audiological Devices markets. Global market for Audiological Devices is forecast to reach US$10.2 billion by 2020, spurred by increasing incidence of hearing loss, aging population, technology advancements, and robust demand from emerging economies. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Demand for audiological devices is intrinsically linked to the alarming rise in prevalence of mild to...

2014-09-22 23:07:03

Audiologists elected by peers to serve beginning in January 2015 Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) announced today that three audiologists will begin three-year terms on January 1, 2015. The audiologists, who were recently elected by their peers, are Robert “Bob” Traynor, EdD, MBA, Board Certified in Audiology®; Jenne Tunnell, AuD, Board Certified in Audiology; and Dennis Van Vliet, AuD, Board Certified in Audiology. These new...

2014-09-19 23:03:20

Hidden Hearing Tinnitus Check from Hidden Hearing offers a wealth of special features, including: information on types of hearing loss and tinnitus, soothing sounds for tinnitus to make symptoms less annoying and more tolerable, ear health tips, and a handy clinic finder. There is also information on Hidden Hearings free ear wax removal service. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 People of all ages who are concerned about hearing problems, have been diagnosed with hearing loss, or...

2014-09-18 23:04:23

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Hearing Aid Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Hearing Aid industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history,...

2014-09-17 04:21:57

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New global Bluetooth standard to support connectivity with a variety of mobile devices With the introduction of wireless connectivity, hearing aid technology has taken a great leap forward. It allows people to connect their hearing aids with a wide range of mobile devices which have become an essential part of modern life - from MP3 player to TV and mobile phones - and to stay connected to the audible world...

2014-09-15 23:10:20

Dr. Fagre, of Seattle, WA, distinguishes herself as an dedicated and expert audiologist through ABA certification. Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) today announced that Shaeleen Fagre, AuD, of Seattle, WA, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Fagre’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base is consistent with the...

2014-09-13 23:03:01

The Hearing and Speech Agency will host a variety of free events to celebrate Deaf awareness Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Deaf Awareness falls on the last full week in September. Each year The Hearing and Speech Agency hosts a week-long celebration with events and activities. All events use American Sign Language (ASL) as the main form of communication. Voice interpretation will be provided upon request. This year, the schedule includes an ASL film night, a yoga class, a...

2014-09-11 23:02:21

Dr. Vallejo joins the hearing healthcare center. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Center for Audiology is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Cristina Vallejo to its team of hearing healthcare experts. Dr. Vallejo aims to help hearing-impaired patients improve their quality of life with the most innovative hearing solutions that are currently available. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her previous work at UTMB in Galveston, Houston ENT, Helix Hearing...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'