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Starkey Hearing Technologies unveils three revolutionary advancements within Livio AI: Fall Detection and Alerts, Heart Rate Measurement and Thrive Virtual Assistant

January 8, 2019

Starkey Hearing Technologies announces the first-ever Fall Detection and Alert capability within a hearing aid, as well as Heart Rate Measurement and built-in Virtual Assistant, on the eve of the Cons...   Read More


Widex USA to Donate $20,000 to Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults

December 21, 2018

Widex USA has committed to donate $20,000 to the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults. A portion of the proceeds of each unit of WIDEX EVOKE sold through January 31, 2019 will...   Read More


Call for Applications for the 2019 Ida Research Grant

December 20, 2018

The Ida Institute Research Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2019 Ida Research Grant.   Read More


The Pennsylvania Ear Institute Recently Welcomed Dr. Amanda Ayars as a New Staff Audiologist

December 19, 2018

The Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI) of Salus University recently welcomed Dr. Amanda Ayars as a staff audiologist.   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies Named CES Innovation Awards Honoree

December 19, 2018

Starkey® Hearing Technologies is pleased to be a CES 2019 Innovation Award Honoree for its revolutionary LivioTM AI hearing aid.   Read More


New Psychoacoustics for Audiology Text

December 18, 2018

Plural Publishing has recently released Psychoacoustics: Perception of Normal and Impaired Hearing with Audiology Applications by Jennifer Lentz.   Read More


New Cochlear Implant Textbook

December 17, 2018

Plural Publishing has recently released Cochlear Implants: Audiologic Management and Considerations for Implantable Hearing Devices by Jace Wolfe.   Read More


GN Hearing Announces Appointment of Monte Dillow to President of Beltone

December 17, 2018

GN Hearing today announced the appointment of Monte Dillow as the new president of Beltone, the Chicagoland-based hearing care leader with more than 1,500 hearing centers in North America.   Read More


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


2019 NIHL Series | 4 advanced-level live webinars | June 5, 12, 19, + 26 | 12:00 pm EDT | Guest Editor: Brian J. Fligor, ScD, PA