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RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf Offers Online Speech Recognition Test

April 28, 2015

Self-screening test can determine whether hearing aids may help.Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has launched a website that provides individuals wit...   Read More


Siemens binax Smart Hearing Aids Receive Top Honor at 2015 Edison Awards Gala

April 27, 2015

Smart hearing aids receive Gold Edison Award for innovative binax technologyProven to outperform even normal hearing in noisy situationsAutomatically “zoom in” on speech while quieting bac...   Read More


The Hear the World Foundation and Good News: a Highly Promising Partnership for Hearing Protection

April 26, 2015

Staefa, April 21, 2015 - According to the latest figures from the WHO, some 1.1 billion young people across the world are putting themselves at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe listening practices....   Read More


Salus University Alumni Association Announces 2015 Award Recipients

April 26, 2015

Elkins Park, PA – The Salus University Alumni Association has announced its 2015 award recipients—two of the three being audiologists who have largely contributed to the profession. The Al...   Read More


ASHA's Arlene Pietranton Named Professional Society CEO of the Year by CEO Update

April 25, 2015

Rockville, MD - April 3, 2015 - ASHA represents 182,000 audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel;...   Read More


AG Bell Meets with Rep. Alex Mooney

April 24, 2015

On Tuesday, AG Bell met with Rep. Alex Mooney, who represents West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. The incoming representative took office in January and is the first Hispanic elected to Co...   Read More


Unitron Appoints Global Director of In-clinic Success

April 23, 2015

New role underlines Company’s commitment to supporting customers’ patient experience.April 9, 2015 – Plymouth, USA – Unitron, a global innovator of technologically advanced hea...   Read More


Grammy-Nominated Aloe Blacc Plays Concert for Starkey Hearing Foundation's Video Contest Winners

April 22, 2015

Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully Contest Challenged Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 20...   Read More


Reps Nunes and Thompson Reintroduce Hearing Aid Tax Credit With 36 Original Co-Sponsors

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2015 — Representatives Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) today reintroduced the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit, (H.R.1882) which would provide a $500 credi...   Read More


AudiologyNOW! 2015 Steers Current and Future Audiologists to Success in San Antonio, TX

April 21, 2015

(Reston, VA–April 20, 2015)—More than 5,600 audiologists, students, hearing-health professionals, and industry representatives gathered in lively San Antonio, TX, on March 25–28 to a...   Read More


Turtle Beach Corporation Continues Attracting Top Talent - Three New Industry Experts Join Executive Leadership Team as Company Prepares to Launch Groundbreaking Hypersound Hearing Solutions Product this Summer

April 20, 2015

Dr. Brian Taylor Joins Turtle Beach Corporation’s HyperSound® Team as Senior Director of Clinical Affairs, and Company Appoints Don Rice to Western Regional Vice President and Chris Auty to...   Read More


HLAA Supports HR 1653, the Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2015

April 19, 2015

April 8, 2015 - On March 27, Representative Debbie Dingell of Michigan introduced the Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2015. Representative Dingell spoke of the need for change.“I have learn...   Read More


Field School in Deaf Geographies to open at RIT's College of Liberal Arts

April 18, 2015

Researchers will study the deaf community of Rochester in 1880.Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts has announced a new five-week course that will allow undergraduate stud...   Read More


AAO-HNS Applauds Senate for Passage of SGR Repeal

April 18, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA —The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) applauds the U.S. Senate for its passage of H.R. 2. By permanently repealing the flawed Sustainable G...   Read More


Beltone Expands Connectivity with HearPlus App for Apple Watch

April 17, 2015

Personalized Hearing Like Never Before.CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beltone, a global leader in hearing aids, introduced the next level of hearing customization today with the HearPlus app developed for...   Read More


Unitron Draws Rave Reviews for "Unprecedented Listening Experience" at AudiologyNOW! 2015

April 16, 2015

April 7, 2015 – Plymouth, MN – Four hundred hearing healthcare professionals attending this year’s AudiologyNOW! Conference in San Antonio, TX had a chance to test Unitron’s ne...   Read More


ReSound Develops First Hearing Aid App for Apple Watch

April 16, 2015

Latest Example of Hearing Innovations Driven by ReSound Smart Hearing.COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Today, ReSound introduced the first hearing aid app designed specifically for Apple Watch. Available i...   Read More


Dietary Supplements for Tinnitus, New Product Launch Info, New Standard Audiogram

Carolyn Smaka, AuD

April 15, 2015

This month on AudiologyOnline, we have a great new 20Q and all the scoop on the latest product releases from the leading manufacturers! Here's an overview.   Read More


AG Bell Member Receives Highest Presidential Honor

April 15, 2015

President Obama named 14 individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) last week. This...   Read More


Botox to Improve Smiles in Children with Facial Paralysis

April 14, 2015

Injecting botulinum toxin A (known commercially as Botox) appears to be a safe procedure to improve smiles by restoring lip symmetry in children with facial paralysis, a condition they can be born wit...   Read More