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2011-05-17 13:42:00

Novel device with rock 'n' roll roots may protect listeners from potential dangers of personal listening devices and hearing aids Engineers investigating "listener fatigue"--the discomfort and pain some people experience while using in-ear headphones, hearing aids and other devices that seal the ear canal from external sound--have found not only what they believe is the cause, but also a potential solution. In two separate papers and a presentation at the 130th Audio Engineering Society...

2011-05-13 07:47:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Engineers investigating "listener fatigue"- the discomfort and pain experienced while using in-ear headphones, hear aids, and other devices that seal off the ear canal from outside sounds- have found the cause, and a potential solution. Researchers believe that sealing a speaker in the ear canal dramatically boosts sound pressures, and a modified ear-tip can help alleviate or eliminate that effect. "We tried for years to turn down the volume but still experienced...

2009-09-09 10:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's rare that you find anything that's win-win when it comes to payers and providers. However, as healthcare is looking for efficiency and savings, our company has created a mutually beneficial model that is rewarding, valuable and necessary. It's based on capturing and exchanging a unique piece of provider-submitted, non-billing patient data, whereby payers will find and subsequently recover many previously missed injury claim recoveries. The...

2009-07-07 06:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's time for Plaintiffs' attorneys to do their fair share in helping our healthcare crisis, and we are making that happen," says Stephen Ambrose, CIO of the SubroShare(R) data exchange. SubroShare is a startup healthcare IT company which utilizes Collaborative Subrogation(TM), a technology predicated upon a common activity known as a request for a patient's health record. This transaction typically takes place between a health provider's office and an...


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