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Reps. Thompson and McKinley Reintroduce Congressional World Hearing Day Resolution

February 27, 2019

Livonia, Michigan – February 26, 2019 • According to WHO, 466 million people across the globe live with disabling hearing loss, and over one billion people aged 12-35 are at risk of hearing...   Read More


Phonak Marvel: The Ultimate Combination of Exceptional Sound Quality and Universal Bluetooth® Connectivity is Now Available with Telecoil and New SlimTip Titanium

February 26, 2019

The SlimTip Titanium is a premium solution resulting from Phonak’s expertise in manufacturing of customized titanium shells. The new SlimTip Titanium is stronger than industry standard acrylic, is h...   Read More


New Report Highlights the Staggering Impact of Hearing Loss

February 25, 2019

GN Hearing, a member of Hear-it and supporter of the report, welcomes the publication of Hearing Loss – Numbers and Costs, and joins WHO’s call for a renewed focus on hearing tests to help people...   Read More


Oticon Medical Announces Digital Online Marketing Manager

February 22, 2019

Oticon Medical announces that Hildy Silverman has joined the team in the role of Digital Online Marketing Manager.   Read More


Proposed Merger Between Widex and Sivantos Receives Final Clearance from European Commission

February 14, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the merger between Sivantos Pte. Ltd. (“Sivantos”), owned by EQT funds, and Widex A/S (“Widex”), owned by T&W Medical A/S.   Read More


2019 Ear Community Summer Picnics for Microtia and Atresia Families

February 14, 2019

The 2019 Ear Community Microtia and Atresia summer family picnics are scheduled for this summer! Please pass this flyer along to any of your colleagues and appropriate departments who have patients wi...   Read More

 


FDA Takes Action Against 17 Companies for Illegally Selling Products Claiming to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

February 13, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted 12 warning letters and 5 online advisory letters issued to foreign and domestic companies that are illegally selling more than 58 products.   Read More


Phonak Marvel Hearing Aid is a 2019 Edison Awards Finalist

February 12, 2019

In October 2018, Phonak, the world’s leading hearing aid provider, introduced Marvel – a revolutionary hearing aid family that combines all the top-requested features from hearing aid wearers into...   Read More


The Market's Leading, AI-Driven, Machine Learning Engine Speeds up Personalized Sound to Hearing Aid Users

February 11, 2019

Delivering on the WIDEX EVOKE™ promise for a smarter tomorrow, WIDEX will release its second generation of the real-time machine learning feature, SoundSense Learn. Users will now be able to optimiz...   Read More


GSI Releases New Tests on the TympStar Pro

February 7, 2019

GSI has released new tests that are available on the company’s clinical tympanometer, the TympStar Pro.   Read More


British Society of Audiology Annual Conference June 5, 2019: Translating Research Into Practice

February 6, 2019

The British Society of Audiology Annual Conference, entitled Translating Research into Practice, will be taking place on Wednesday 5th June 2019 at the Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton.   Read More


Oticon Government Services Supports Build of Specially Adapted Custom Home for Injured Soldier in Pennsylvania

February 5, 2019

Oticon Government Services Manager Tom Dowd joined with Homes For Our Troops, government and military officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly built, specially adapted custom home for an i...   Read More


'Leaves of the Poetry Tree' Based on Children's Poetry and Prose, Brings Interpretive Dance to Life for Deaf and Hearing Audiences

February 4, 2019

A collection of interpretive dances based on children’s prose and poetry is featured in a new production by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf’s Performing Arts department at Rochester...   Read More


New Book! Interpersonal Audiology: Essential Communication Skills in the Era of Consumer-Driven Hearing Healthcare

February 1, 2019

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) is proud to announce the release of a brand new book, by author Brian Taylor, AuD: Interpersonal Audiology: Essential Communication Skills in the Era of Cons...   Read More


Cochlear Brings Together Largest Assembly of Hearing Implant Recipients, Celebrates Overcoming Hearing Loss

January 31, 2019

Cochlear Celebration event also will recognize eight young adult scholarship winners, launch new app to help cochlear implant recipients enjoy music.   Read More


'Rise Up: Silent Margins' Exhibit Documents Artist's Life as a Deaf Person

January 28, 2019

A collection of paintings on display at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf explores deafness in a unique and powerful way.   Read More


Salus University Hands-On Workshop 2019

January 18, 2019

Salus University offers two four-day workshops every summer at the Elkins Park campus.   Read More


ZPower Partners with Oaktree Products to Make Hearing Aid Replacement Batteries More Accessible to the Hearing Care Community

January 15, 2019

Leading rechargeable microbatteries are now available through major hearing industry supplier.January 15, 2019 - Camarillo, CA – ZPower, a leader in rechargeable microbattery technology, announc...   Read More


GN Hearing Launches the Most Intuitive and Personalized Hearing Solution That Adapts to the User's Daily Life

January 9, 2019

GN Hearing, a pioneer of hearing technology and the first hearing aid manufacturer to partner with Apple® and Google, has announced another “world’s first”: the world’s first hearing solution...   Read More


5th Annual Otometrics University Student-Focused Workshop

January 9, 2019

Otometrics University, the student-focused workshop, may be of interest to students who are enrolled and completing courses towards their doctorate in audiology (AuD) in universities based in US and C...   Read More


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