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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...

2014-02-27 23:36:02

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. American Hearing & Balance is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition which impacts an estimated fifty million Americans somewhere between 60 and 75 years of age. The main characteristic of tinnitus, which generally strikes more men than women, is hearing sounds that no one else is...

2014-02-27 23:30:10

Wenathchee WA residents now have access to trusted information about hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment via the redesigned website from Horan & Fevold Hearing Clinic. Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Finding quality information about hearing loss and hearing aids in Wenathchee can be challenging. It's typical to be bombarded with promotional flyers and promotions for hearing aids in Wenathchee; especially if you are over the age of 65. Horan & Fevold...

2014-02-27 23:30:08

Advanced Hearing Healthcare's new website gives West Hartford, CT residents access to top quality hearing healthcare information and services. West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Searching for high quality information about hearing problems and hearing aids in West Hartford can be challenging. It's very common to be swamped with promotional flyers and advertisements for hearing aids; particularly if you are over age 65. Advanced Hearing Healthcare noticed there was a need...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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