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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,...

2014-05-21 23:11:54

Neuromonics details five questions to help sufferers assess ringing in the ears. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Have you heard? It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week. The American Tinnitus Association is setting aside the week to raise national public awareness, knowledge and understanding of tinnitus, and the need for increased tinnitus research funding. Tinnitus is the condition often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring, whistling or “ringing in the ears” that...

2014-05-21 23:09:46

With the support from its members and donors, the American Tinnitus Association makes strategic investments in cutting-edge research, helping to advance our understanding of tinnitus, and providing a scientific foundation for future treatments and cures. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The American Tinnitus Association, the nation's premier advocate for tinnitus patients, is also one of the leading funders of advanced tinnitus research. To date, ATA has distributed nearly 6 million...

2014-05-20 08:34:15

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - May 15, 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear, listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE has something to say - Consider the economic impact on Ontario's budget if persons who are...

2014-05-20 08:32:18

Non-profit foundation looks back on a successful year WARRENVILLE, Ill., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hear the World Foundation is committed to creating a world in which everyone has the chance to enjoy good hearing. In the 2013/14 financial year, the Swiss foundation supported 21 projects across 16 countries by providing hearing aids and funding totaling more than $1.6 million. Employees of the Sonova Group who participate in volunteer activities and contribute their own expertise, now...

2014-05-19 23:10:43

Hearing Screening and Care by Licensed Hearing Health Professionals Can Greatly Improve Quality of Life for Those Suffering from Hearing Loss Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 With over 36 million American adults reporting some kind of hearing problem and one in five teenagers now suffering from hearing loss, NJAHHP is commemorating May as “Better Hearing Month” by reminding New Jerseyeans about the importance of hearing screening and care by licensed hearing health professionals....

2014-05-16 23:03:28

The latest hearing aid technologies that are compatible with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch are available at Donna Faith Audiology, located in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Santa Barbara hearing dispensing practice, Donna Faith Audiology, now offers hearing aids that are compatible with specific Apple devices. These high tech hearing devices are based on Bluetooth technology, allowing people who are hard of hearing to experience phone conversations,...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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