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Life Sounds Announces HATIS Acquisition- Line of Hearing Devices

December 6, 1999

Walnut Creek, Calif., Nov. 29, 1999---Life Sounds Incorporated (a privately held California corporation) today announced completion of its patent acquisition from Phoenix Management of Fountain, Color...   Read More


E.A.R. Exceeds Market Expectations and Adds Mini-Lab

December 1, 1999

Boulder, CO--E.A.R., Inc. (Specialized Hearing Systems Div.) announces that its sales for Magnum Ear Automatic electronic ear protectors,in addition to its Insta-Mold non-electric custom fit ear prote...   Read More


NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

November 30, 1999

Bethesda, MD - John L. Jaco of Alexandria, Virginia, has been named as executive director of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. (SHHH), the nation's largest consumer organization for hard of h...   Read More


2000 Oticon Focus on People Awards Seek Individuals Who Defy the Stigma of Hearing Loss

November 22, 1999

Somerset, NJ—Oticon, Inc., a leading manufacturer of hearing instruments, announced a call for nominations for the 2000 Oticon Focus on People Awards. This includes the Lifetime Achievement Awar...   Read More


NEW EXPRESSfit™ SOFTWARE NOW AVAILABLE!

November 19, 1999

IMPROVES SOUND QUALITY! New versions of SONIC innovation's EXPRESSfit software were released on October 14, 1999. These new software products, EXPRESSfit for NOAH 1.2 and EXPRESSfit 1.3 (for PalmPilot...   Read More


Oticon, Inc. Hosts 5th Annual Human Link Conference

November 15, 1999

Oticon, Inc. Hosts 5th Annual Human Link Conference - Oticon, Inc. President Soren Holst greets Claus Eberling, M.Sc.D., director of the Eriksholm Research Center and one of the presenters at the comp...   Read More


GN Resound Announces Worldwide Leadership Plans at ADA

November 15, 1999

Southampton, Bermuda - (November 10, 1999) - GN ReSound, the fourth largest hearing instrument manufacturer in the world after an unique merger, described the ability to lead the high technology revol...   Read More


Arizona School of Health Sciences Announces It's Upcoming Au.D. Program

November 14, 1999

The Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS), a division of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM), is developing a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. ASHS/KCOM: 'KCOM' 'was' founded...   Read More


A Turning Point for Audiology

November 8, 1999

West Lafayette, IN -- Today is a very significant day for Audiology. The Arizona School of Health Sciences and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology announced their intentions to...   Read More


Electone Introduces Three New BTE Hearing Instruments!

November 7, 1999

Electone, Inc. - Longwood, Florida - PROGRAMMABLE BTES Electone announces the availability of three outstanding performers in the BTE hearing instrument field. The Pointe, SDM2000-1 and SDM2000-2 are...   Read More


FDA Issues Final Rule Requiring the Use of ANSI S3.22-1996

November 3, 1999

Today the FDA issued the final rule requiring the use of ANSI S3.22-1996 for labeling of hearing. We received notice from HIA that unless there is significant adverse comment, the final rule will go i...   Read More


ADA Donates $15,000 to AFA

October 31, 1999

West Lafayette, IN-- An ADA grant of $15,000 to help the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) continue its efforts to develop opportunities for practicing audiologists to obtain the Au.D. degree from...   Read More


Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Depression, Isolation in Seniors

October 25, 1999

Study finds that denial, cost, and vanity are biggest barriers to use of hearing aids. Most seniors who use hearing aids cite better family relationships, improved mental heath. WASHINGTON-- Untreated...   Read More


Sunshine Cottage, School for Deaf Children, Receives Largest Grant in It's History

October 25, 1999

San Antonio, TX, October, 1999-- In support of new programs at Sunshine Cottage, The Marcia & Otto Koehler Foundation, G.A.C. Halff and Kronkosky Foundations have awarded the school generous grants. T...   Read More


Bio-logic Systems Corp. Awarded $100,000 Grant By The National Institute of Health for Feasibility Study

October 18, 1999

Company to Develop New, Cost-effective Clinical Method for Early and Accurate Detection of Smallest Acoustic Tumors. MUNDELEIN, IL./PRNewswire/--Bio-logic Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: BLSC) reported that th...   Read More


AFA Awards $50,000 to Au.D. Fellows

October 17, 1999

West Lafayette, IN--Twenty students who are enrolled in the nation's Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology) programs recently recieved Alliance Fund Fellowships from the Audiology Foundation of America. These sc...   Read More


States Passing Newborn Hearing Screening Legislation Doubles in 1999

October 12, 1999

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Continues Efforts on State Level for Year 2000 ROCKVILLE, MD-- The number of states adopting newborn and infant hearing screening laws has doubled in the p...   Read More


HEARING AIDS BRING ENORMOUS BENEFITS FOR SOCIETY - CONCLUDES PILOT STUDY

October 11, 1999

Brussels- A cost-effectiveness study on the impact of hearing impairment on society shows hearing aids improve quality of life of hearing impaired people by up to 15 % and are highly cost efficient. T...   Read More


Oticon Awards Scholarship to Michael Ramos of Bridgeport, Connecticut

October 8, 1999

SOMERSET, NJ--Oticon, Inc., announced that Michael Ramos of Bridgeport, Connecticut is the recipient of an Otikids $1,000.00 Scholarship. Oticon recognized Michael for his ability to demonstrate that...   Read More


The Organized Audiologist is Proud to Introduce It's New Hearing Aid Cable Organizer!

October 5, 1999

Imagine never having to struggle with knotty programming cables again! The Hearing Aid Cable Organizer™ is the best invention to happen to the field of hearing healthcare, second only to digital...   Read More


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