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2014-03-17 23:23:56

With rates of tinnitus on the rise, finding effective treatment options to manage the condition is essential. Audiology Affiliates is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Nearly 50 million US citizens between the ages of 60 and 75 are afflicted with a hearing ailment known as tinnitus. The key symptom of ringing in the ears, which affects significantly more men than women, is hearing tones which no one else is able to hear. Tinnitus often...

2014-03-11 23:04:58

Sound Relief Hearing Center, one of Oticon’s premier providers, will be among the first to offer Apple’s Made for iPhone Program with Oticon, the company’s first MFi Connectivity Solution for hearing aids. Copenhagen, DK (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Oticon today announced that the company has joined Apple’s Made for iPhone (MFi) program and will introduce its first MFi connectivity solution for hearing instruments at the 2014 AudiologyNOW! conference. Oticon’s MFi solution will be...

2014-03-11 16:24:49

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, announced the launch of their March Music Madness sweepstakes featuring VIP tickets to see Sara Evans in concert, a pair of W-Series in-earphones and a G&L custom "W" guitar handcrafted in California. Sara Evans is an endorsed Westone artist who wears custom ES2 in-ear monitors on stage. Contest runs March 10 through April 17, 2014 and is open to...

2014-03-06 23:21:14

Destinations include Haiti, Senegal, Liberia, and Mexico. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Thousands of people across the world are hearing sounds for the first time, thanks to the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Robert Dean, MD, a Tampa, Florida-based physician and journalist, is personally responsible for fitting nearly one thousand people with their first hearing aids. Dr. Dean just returned from a trip to Mexico, where he continued his volunteer work for the Foundation. He began traveling...

2014-03-05 23:29:40

Only about 22 percent of people with hearing loss have a solution for their impairment, compared to over 95 percent for those with vision problems. iHear Medical Inc.—a medical device startup based in Northern California—is looking to change that. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 iHear is currently developing the iHear HD hearing device, a high-quality 100% digital hearing device about the size of a kidney bean. The device is miniaturized to be worn discretely inside the ear....

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...

2014-02-28 23:35:21

The 2014 Consumer's Guide to Hearing Aids is now available and provides product comparisons and details on style trends, technology, and choices. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Connect Hearing, the Australian network of hearing centres, has announced the launch of the 2014 Consumer's Guide to Hearing Aids. The 19th edition of this guide provides consumers with a comprehensive catalogue of hearing aid products. This guide has been made available to consumers at no cost, and...

2014-02-28 23:34:09

Tinnitus Miracle designed by Thomas Coleman is the latest program for chronic tinnitus sufferers who want to banish tinnitus-related symptoms quickly. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Tinnitus Miracle is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Tinnitus is a condition characterized by swishing, ringing, and other noises that appear to be originating in the head or ear. Tinnitus Miracle is the latest program for chronic tinnitus sufferers who want to...

2014-02-28 23:24:42

Paul Esposito, Au.D., and Rita Lorentz, Au.D., were honored for dedication to their practice and recent business success. Selected from among all Associates nationwide, they received recognition during an awards presentation at the 19th annual American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA) Convention. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Esposito and Lorentz were presented with AHAA's Growth Award, which honors an audiology practice that realized significant year-over-year growth. This...

2014-02-28 23:00:44

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage tinnitus. We are pleased to announce the new Tinnitus Program now being offered in Audiology Associates’ Marin Offices. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Tinnitus, or persistent ringing in the ears, occurs in about 1 out of 5 people, or 50 million adults in the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.