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Starkey Audiology Series Presents Paul Pessis, Au.D., Alan Freint, M.D., and Gyl Kasewurm, Au.D.

June 25, 2009

Industry Leaders to Share Expertise August 14-15 in Minneapolis Starkey is proud to announce that Paul Pessis, Au.D., Alan Freint, M.D., and Gyl Kasewurm, Au.D., will present Maximizing Practice Profi...   Read More


Summit at Jackson Conference Topics Announced

June 24, 2009

Hearing wellness event co-sponsored by Sonic Innovations The list of discussion topics for the Summit at Jackson, a conference for hearing wellness clinicians and researchers, has been finalized. The...   Read More


June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada

June 23, 2009

Brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 45 in Canada. These injuries are a common occurrence, with more than 50,000 Canadians a year sustaining a brain injury,...   Read More


ASHA Podcast Offers Parents Tips On Infants And Hearing Aids

June 22, 2009

ASHA Podcast Offers Parents Tips On Infants And Hearing Aids Consistency Of Use Important For Speech, Language Development The barriers and challenges parents face when ensuring their infant uses hear...   Read More


Seewald Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

June 21, 2009

Richard Seewald, a Canada Research Chair in Childhood Hearing and Distinguished University Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, has been awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Canadian As...   Read More


Program Improves Language Skills in Deaf, Hard of Hearing

June 20, 2009

Children enrolled before they are six months old in a home-based program that teaches language skills to the deaf or hard of hearing are not only able to achieve appropriate language skills but also t...   Read More


Unitron Turns Up the Volume on uHear Availability

June 19, 2009

Proceeds from uHear sales during Better Hearing & Speech month donated to the Carabez Alliance Following the success of last month's launch of uHear™, a self-administered hearing screening test...   Read More


Louisiana Tech Student's Personal Story Of Triumph Featured On ASHA's Web Site

June 19, 2009

Hit By A Truck At Age Five, Ahmad Alexander Recovered and Has Grown Up Wanting To 'Give Back' Through The Field Of Audiology A truck hit Vacherie, LA native Ahmad Alexander when he tried to cross the...   Read More


New Mouse Model for Understanding Cause of Progressive Hearing Loss

June 18, 2009

Hearing loss: A new class of genes has been identified as genetic cause for this clinical picture. Photo: Fotolia. Neuherberg, April 18, 2009. Scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München have develop...   Read More


From the Editor - Open Fitting Series, New CTA Program

June 17, 2009

As June is just around the corner, you're probably wrapping up your Better Speech & Hearing month activities, and like me, now looking ahead to summer. While I'm late in planning my family's vacation...   Read More


CASLPA Calls on Committee to Quiet Noisy Toys - Bill C-6 Must be Amended to Protect Children's Hearing

June 17, 2009

Today, the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) will appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to encourage the government to include re...   Read More


Ears Have Tiny 'Flexoelectric' Motors to Amplify Sound

June 16, 2009

Utah and Texas researchers have learned how quiet sounds are magnified by bundles of tiny, hair-like tubes atop "hair cells" in the ear: when the tubes dance back and forth, they act as "flexoelectric...   Read More


Ida Institute Second Seminar Series Focuses on Creating and Maintaining Patient Motivation

June 15, 2009

Ida Institute held the first of three Motivational Engagement seminars planned for 2009 in Skodsborg, Denmark on May 18-20. The May seminar engaged more than 20 hearing care professionals from around...   Read More


Vinton G. Cerf, Ph.D., Widely Known as One of the Fathers of the Internet, Will Receive the 2009 HLAA National Access Award

June 14, 2009

Vinton G. Cerf, Ph.D., will receive the 2009 HLAA National Access Award during the Opening Session of the Hearing Loss Association of America Convention 2009 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convent...   Read More


Congress Listens to HIA

June 13, 2009

A big "thank you" goes out to everyone who took part in Hearing on the Hill 2009. With over 80 Congressional meetings throughout the day, the Hearing Aid Tax Credit (H.R. 1646 & S. 1019) message was h...   Read More


Case Western Reserve University Receives $1.66M Grant from NIH for Otoprotection Research

June 13, 2009

Study has potential to uncover new therapeutic approaches Qing Yin Zheng, M.D., assistant professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Genetics at the Case Western Reserve University School o...   Read More


Camp for Children With Hearing Loss and Their Families Offers Weekend of Fun

June 12, 2009

The House Ear Institute, HEI, established Family Camp 24 years ago as a comfortable, open forum where parents raising a child with hearing loss could share their experiences and exchange information a...   Read More


Terri Zahn-Burnam and Russell Burnam Receive Beltone President's Cup Award

June 11, 2009

Prestigious Award Honors Practitioners for Excellence in Patient Care Beltone proudly presented its prestigious President's Cup Award to Terri Zahn-Burnam and Russell Burnam at its 2009 National Meeti...   Read More


Unitron Releases Key Findings of Benchmarking Study of Independent Hearing Healthcare Practices

June 10, 2009

Survey results offer strategic and practical business opportunities for hearing healthcare professionals Kitchener, Ontario, Canada - Unitron today announced the top-line findings of an independent Be...   Read More


Increased Dosage of Vancomycin May Lead to Hearing Loss in Older Patients

June 10, 2009

A new study suggests that increasingly aggressive doses of vancomycin being prescribed to keep pace with the rising number of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections may cause hi...   Read More


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