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Sight & Hearing Association Releases 2018 Annual Noisy Toys List

December 12, 2018

Sixteen toys out of 24 tested by Sight & Hearing Association (SHA) for their 21st Annual Noisy Toys List tested louder than 85 dB, which is the level set by the National Institute of Occupational Heal...   Read More


Oticon Opn Hearing Aids Save Christmas for Santa Claus

December 11, 2018

Thanks to the award-winning Oticon Opn™ hearing aids, Santa can hear and fulfill children’s wishes this holiday season.   Read More


New Oticon Opn Custom Solutions Round Out Complete Line-up of Opn Choices for Veterans Affairs Administration

December 10, 2018

Oticon continues to close another gap to normal hearing for US veterans and active duty military service personnel with the newest Oticon Opn™ Custom hearing aid solutions, now available through the...   Read More


First U.S. BONEBRIDGE Hearing Implant System Successfully Implanted

November 29, 2018

MED-EL USA announced today that the country’s first BONEBRIDGE™ Hearing Implant System surgery was completed at Texas Children’s Hospital.   Read More


Peru: Over 31,000 Children Tested For Hearing Loss

November 27, 2018

Hear the World Foundation supports project for early detection.   Read More


IDA Institute's My World Tool Now Available as An App

November 26, 2018

The Ida Institute is now pleased to offer My World as a free app for use on tablets. My World is a free pediatric counseling tool from the Ida Institute designed to help children talk about their hear...   Read More


RAYOVAC Hearing Aid Battery Package awarded Progressive Grocer Editor's Pick

November 19, 2018

RAYOVAC® division, the world’s leading hearing aid battery manufacturer*, has earned the Progessive Grocer Editor’s Pick Award for its new hearing aid battery packaging.   Read More


Untreated Hearing Loss Associated with Increased Risk of Hospitalization, Other Health Conditions

November 16, 2018

Two studies and two commentaries examine the association of untreated hearing loss with health care use, costs and other health conditions.   Read More


AG Bell Global Gala to Raise Awareness for Children with Hearing Loss

November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, November 28, Washington D.C.’s top business leaders, diplomats and movers, and shakers will gather in the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium for AG Bell’s 2018 Global Gala. The purpose of t...   Read More


Starkey's Livio AI Named 2019 CES Innovation Awards Honoree

November 15, 2018

Starkey shares that Livio™ AI, the world’s first hearing aid with embedded sensors and artificial intelligence, has been named a 2019 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the Accessibility product cat...   Read More


CI2019 Niparko Lecture

November 15, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the CI2019 John Niparko Memorial Lecture will be given by Nina Kraus PhD. Dr. Kraus's lecture is entitled “Sound Processing in Healthy and Hurting Brain: What have...   Read More


Oticon, Inc. Donates $10,000 to National Breast Cancer Coalition to Celebrate Success of 2018 Oticon "Hear in Pink" Campaign

November 14, 2018

Oticon celebrated the success of the 2018 Oticon “Hear in Pink” campaign with a $10,000 donation to the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC). Oticon President Gary Rosenblum joined with Oticon...   Read More


Groundbreaking Research Discovers Previously Unknown Function in the Ear That Delivers Vital Information to the Brain

November 13, 2018

A research study published in Science Communications, a leading peer-reviewed journal, has discovered a previously undiscovered mechanism in the ear processing speech. The research, conducted by resea...   Read More


MED-EL USA Launches 2018-19 Ideas4Ears Children's Invention Contest

November 12, 2018

In honor of World Inventors‘ Day, the company is launching the 2018-19 Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest. Last year, there were two winners from America who won a trip to MED-EL’s internat...   Read More


Oticon Kaizn, World's First Personal AI Assistant for Your Ears, Wins Two 2019 CES Innovation Awards

November 10, 2018

Oticon Kaizn™, the world’s first personal AI assistant for your ears, has received a 2019 CES Best of Innovation Award in the Software and Mobile Apps category, and has been named a CES Innovation...   Read More


Phonak Honored For 'Accessibility' and '3D Printing' with Two CES 2019 Innovation Awards

November 9, 2018

Phonak today announced it has been named a two-time CES® 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree for ‘Accessibility’ with Phonak Audéo Marvel and ‘3D Printing’ with Phonak Virto B-Titanium.   Read More


Cochlear and GN Hearing Strengthen Technology and Commercial Alliance to Develop Best-in-Class Integrated Hearing Solutions

November 8, 2018

Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, and GN (GN.CO), the global leader in intelligent audio solutions, today signed a new agreement to significantly expand...   Read More


Phonak Teams Up with Microsoft to Improve Access to Hearing Care Over Distance

November 6, 2018

Phonak’s new collaboration with Microsoft   Read More


Chronic Exposure to Excess Noise May Increase Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

November 5, 2018

Exposure to environmental noise appears to increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes by fueling the activity of a brain region involved in stress response.   Read More


AG Bell and LEAD-K Reach Historic Agreement

October 30, 2018

Five representatives from Language Equality and Advocacy for Deaf Kids (LEAD-K) and five representatives from the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) recently...   Read More


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