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2014-05-28 23:19:11

Major industry study shows hearing aids like those sold by MDHearingAid, Inc. provide consumers with better value and reliability than aids dispensed through traditional channels. Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Hearing loss affects 36 million people in the US. Surprisingly, 4 out of 5 people whose hearing could be improved by using hearing aids go untreated.     The high cost of hearing aids has discouraged consumers for years. Consumer Reports Magazine reports...

2014-05-28 23:13:46

The new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org allows anyone to complete a basic hearing screening in under 10 minutes using their telephone. The audiologists at Geneva Hearing Services are available to assist individuals who score outside the normal range and need a comprehensive, in-person hearing test. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Hearing Test, a telephone-based functional hearing test developed with funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH), is an...

2014-05-28 23:13:43

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables anyone to complete a basic hearing screen test in under 10 minutes using their home telephone. To follow up on test scores that fall outside of the normal range, test takers should schedule a complete hearing assessment with a local audiologist. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As a first step in detecting hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is an excellent option. Established with funding from the National...

2014-05-28 23:13:35

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based initial hearing screenings. Participants who score outside of the normal range are urged to seek out a complete hearing test with a local audiologist. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As an initial step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is a wonderful option. Produced with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, it offers a phone-based hearing test to screen for functional hearing loss....

2014-05-28 23:13:33

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering phone-based initial hearing tests. The audiologists at Hearing Care Specialists are available to assist test takers who receive a score outside the normal range and need an in-person, comprehensive hearing test. Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The phone-based, NIH-funded National Hearing Test has made it quick and easy for any person to obtain an initial hearing test to detect functional hearing loss in one or both ears. However, the...

Google Is Helping Deaf Students 'Hear' With New 'Signglass' Project
2014-05-27 15:55:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A planetarium visit takes more than sight to be fully appreciated. When visiting a planetarium deaf students are left in the dark when it comes to a tour of outer space. With the lights off they can't see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter's narration, but with the lights on the students can't see the constellations of stars projected overhead. Now a group of researchers at Brigham Young University has come up with a...

2014-05-23 23:06:11

The 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk To Silence Tinnitus will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Mary S. Young State Park in West Linn, OR. For more information, visit http://walk.ata.org. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 While national Tinnitus Awareness Week may end tomorrow, the effort to treat and cure tinnitus continues, unabated, year-round. The next major calendar item for tinnitus patients and their supporters is the American Tinnitus Association's 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk to Silence...

2014-05-22 23:10:32

For nearly 30 years, noise-induced hearing loss has been one of the most prevalent occupational health problems in the United States. Simple steps can significantly reduce the threat to workers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As part of Tinnitus Awareness Week (May 18-24, 2014), the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is urging workers and employers to take proactive steps to reduce tinnitus and hearing loss caused by occupational noise exposure. According to the U.S. National...

2014-05-22 23:03:11

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet is encouraging everyone to learn the signs of speech disorders and hearing loss, which are often preventable. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month is the perfect time for everyone to learn how to recognize the early signs of hearing and speech disorders and hearing loss, which are among the most common disabilities in the United States. Unlike many other...

2014-05-22 16:26:33

Cochlear encourages the public to get their hearing checked during the month of May CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of May, Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, encourages people to protect their ears and get their hearing checked, so they can keep enjoying the activities they love. Untreated hearing loss can negatively impact a person's life in a variety of ways - from socially to professionally to financially and more. However,...


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