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2014-02-21 08:24:00

Provides Free Hearing Aids to Support Healthy Hearing Program WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The roar of the crowd is a powerful motivator that pushes athletes to give it their all. But for nearly 30 percent of Special Olympics athletes, this part of competitive excitement is lost on them due to undetected hearing loss. On February 21-23, athletes participating in the New York State Special Olympics Games will have the opportunity to undergo a hearing screening, so...

2014-02-20 23:25:15

My Hear Pod is now including 52 complimentary batteries with every HearPod ordered. More information is available online at http://www.myhearpod.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Every day millions of Americans struggle with the pains and problems caused by hearing loss, for the hearing impaired a hearing aide is an essential part of everyday life. HearPod’s full line of state of the art 100 percent digital hearing aids provide superior sound quality at extremely reasonable...

2014-02-19 12:29:22

The Hear the World Foundation gives parents tips on helping their children deal with hearing loss at school WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being able to hear the teacher clearly is vital to learning and academic success. This is no small feat for children with hearing loss. If a hearing impairment remains undiscovered in a child of school age or if the learning environment is not adapted to the hearing challenges, then not only can this impede learning, but it can also...

2014-02-18 08:32:36

SEATTLE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) has submitted a scientific abstract for presentation at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting in Orlando FL. The Phase 2 clinical trial enrolled 83 subjects with normal hearing or slight hearing loss in an iPod(®) music protocol that induces a slight but temporary hearing loss or threshold shift (TTS). Subjects were randomized in a double-blinded manner to either placebo or three...

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...

2014-02-14 12:23:56

Four-year scholarships awarded to eight gifted students who have overcome hearing loss and achieved academic and personal success CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today the winners of the twelfth annual Graeme Clark and third annual Anders Tjellstrom Scholarships. The 2014 scholarships recognize Cochlear(TM) Nucleus(®) Implant and Baha(®) System recipients who have shown promise and resilience...

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...

2014-02-11 23:26:08

Tinnitus Control is an all-natural remedy for that nagging, constant ringing in the ears. It can relieve all its symptoms safely and effectively. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Tinnitus sufferers need not live with their condition all their life. They can find a cure in Tinnitus Control. This all-natural, 100% homeopathic formula for tinnitus works by providing relief to one’s constant ringing in the ears. It can effectively restore back to normal the lives of people...

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...

New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware
2014-02-10 07:25:53

[ Watch the Video: The Sound Of Innovation For Deafness ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hundreds of thousands of deaf, or near-deaf, people around the world have benefited from cochlear implants. While these devices are undoubtedly a good thing, the hardware to make them work has been somewhat of a pain. Cochlear implants typically require a small transmitter affixed to the skull with a wire dangling down to a microphone, as well as a battery pack that must...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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