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2014-01-16 08:26:55

The Hear the World Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology has been awarded to Johnna Tanji, a fourth-year AuD student at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She will complete the Judith Gravel Fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology at UNC Chapel Hill STAEFA, Switzerland and WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fellowship was created by the Hear the...

2014-01-16 08:26:39

London, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North America Hearing Aids and Diagnostics Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2005 - 2018 Short DescriptionThe Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for hearing aids and diagnostics and its product categories for the North American region and its countries; Canada and the US. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average...

2014-01-09 23:03:06

Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will represent Audibel at the Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Hearing Innovation Expo in Las Vegas. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Audibel Hearing Centers’ owner Tom Guillot will be attending the upcoming Starkey Hearing Technologies’ second biennial Hearing Innovation Expo. The Expo gets underway Jan. 15 in Las Vegas. More than 3,000 independent hearing professionals will gather at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas for the...

2014-01-07 12:27:09

From health, to work, to home-life and more, people who seek solutions and treatment for hearing loss have everything to gain CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans.(1) It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life, relationships with friends and family and even mental and emotional health.(2)...

2014-01-06 23:02:43

ASHA campaign spreads important health message in Las Vegas. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Amid the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the newest, most innovative technologies on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, the award-winning Listen To Your Buds campaign of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is spreading an important health message that all parents and kids need to hear. As iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets; smart...

2014-01-04 23:22:04

My Hear Pod’s newest state of the art digital hearing aids out perform traditional analog hearing aids. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The digital revolution of the twenty-first century has spawned technology that is saving and improving lives all over the world. For people with hearing loss, the days of large cumbersome hearing aids that don’t adjust to different environments and are just plain uncomfortable to wear are a thing of the past. And that’s because of...

2014-01-04 23:20:57

Miracle-Ear of Mesa Commits to Supporting the Miracle-Ear Foundation Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Miracle-Ear® of Mesa, a part of the nationwide hearing solution franchise, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide James the gift of sound. James, local resident, had worn hearing aids for many years; however, the fit was not correct so they were constantly falling out and the sound quality was very poor. At home, James’s family would get frustrated because they...

2014-01-02 12:22:05

Salus University College of Audiology Offers Fan-friendly Advice as Eagles-Saints Clash Nears PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This NFL season has seen unprecedented competition among fan bases vying for the crown of loudest stadium venue. Dr. Victor H. Bray, Dean of the Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology, and his colleagues, are concerned about potential hearing damage amid the increasingly deafening drumbeat to rock the house on the road to the...

2013-12-31 23:23:23

5StarMax.com announces a new program that shows how audiologists can use positive customer feedback as a marketing device. It is called Audiologist Marketing through Reputation Management and they are offering a download on how the process works for best practices. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 5StarMax announces a revolutionary way for audiologists to make the best use of their customer reviews to generate positive marketing through Audiologist Marketing through Reputation...

2013-12-31 23:04:56

Mark Montes, a 22 year old, Denver native, was born with severe hearing loss. He is the winner of Sound Relief Hearing Center's 2013 hearing aid giveaway. Highlands Ranch, Colorado (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 When Dr. Julie Prutsman and her husband Patrick, owners of Sound Relief Hearing Center in Highlands Ranch, opened their audiology practice in January 2012, they knew that they could make a difference in their community. One way they have been able to serve the community is through...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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