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Department of the Navy, USO Seek Employers for Wounded Warrior, Veteran Career Fair – 1.2 days ago

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Navy and the USO have joined forces to connect business and industry leaders with Wounded Warriors and veterans who are qualified,...

Owls and Lizards Lend their Ears for Human Hearing Research: York U Scientist – 3.2 days ago

For their study, Christopher Bergevin and his co-researchers selected barn owls and green anoles from the many varieties of species which produce OAEs.
TORONTO, March 2, 2015…

More Evidence that Musical Training Protects the Brain – 5.2 days ago

Toronto, CANADA - Scientists have found some of the strongest evidence yet that musical training in younger years can prevent the decay in speech listening skills in later…

Research Funding Boost Sets the Stage for Live Music Venues to Become Hearing Friendly – 1 week ago

In support of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) ‘Make Listening Safe’ Campaign, aimed at drawing attention to the growing risk of hearing loss posed by…

ASHA Applauds Proposed Legislation to Increase Medicare Beneficiaries' Access to Audiology Services – 1.3 weeks ago

Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act of 2015 Introduced by Representative Bilirakis.
Rockville, MD – February 27, 2015 - The American Speech-Language-Hearing…

Oticon's National Knowledge-Sharing Event Focuses on Technologies, Concepts and Research that Revolutionize the Experience of So – 1.5 weeks ago

SOMERSET, NJ  March 9 - More than 1100 U.S. hearing care professionals participated in A Revolution for the Senses, Oticon’s three-day…

Hearing Champions to Thank Senator Heller at HIA Meeting – 1.6 weeks ago

For Introducing Hearing Aid Tax Credit.
WASHINGTON, DC, February 27, 2015 - Hearing health champions will welcome Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) to the Hearing Industries…

New Insights into Underlying Cellular Mechanisms of Information Processing in the Brain – 1.9 weeks ago

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Pasteur Institute have uncovered a key factor in regulating information transmittal during the early…

Draper Device Could Boost Confidence of Pre-Clinical Trial Results for Hearing Loss Treatment – Sat, Mar 14th 2015

CAMBRIDGE, MA - More than 360 million people world-wide suffer from hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization, a disability that can negatively affect…

A Bodyguard for Your Ears – Thu, Mar 12th 2015

Scientists discover novel pain sensors in inner ear that warn of dangerously loud noise.
CHICAGO —- Our hearing has a secret bodyguard, a newly discovered connection from…

Oticon Tinnitus SoundSupport Provides Highly Personalized Tinnitus Relief Throughout the Day – Wed, Mar 11th 2015

First Integrated Sound Generator to Offer Soothing Ocean Sounds.
SOMERSET, N.J.- Tinnitus – that ringing, buzzing, whistling or other sound in the ear a?? can…

CART Resource List – Tue, Mar 10th 2015

Communications Access Realtime Translation for People who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), is the instantaneous translation of…

Hearing Experts Break Sound Barrier for Children Born Without Hearing Nerve – Sun, Mar 8th 2015

Los Angeles research team studies brain plasticity, auditory brainstem implant safety in NIH-backed clinical trial.
University Of Southern California – Health Sciences - A…

Listening Carefully: Brain Waves Indicate Listening Challenges in Older Adults – Fri, Mar 6th 2015

The elderly often complain about hearing difficulties, especially when several people are talking all at once. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain…

Oticon's New Inium Sense Platform Increases Processing Power of BrainHearing Technologies for More Natural Listening with Less E – Thu, Mar 5th 2015

Delivers up to 20% better soft speech understanding.
SOMERSET, NJ – March 2 - Oticon, Inc. today introduced Alta2, Nera2 and Ria2, the newest hearing solutions…

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Applauds Launch of New WHO Campaign – Wed, Mar 4th 2015

Association Served as Advisor to WHO on Campaign’s Development, Will Promote Campaign Messages and Resources Throughout the Year.
Rockville, MD – March 3, 2015 - Today is…

ZPower to Showcase Rechargeable Solution for Hearing Aids at JDVAC Conference – Tue, Mar 3rd 2015

Rechargeable battery chemistry first developed for NASA and the Military will soon power hearing aids.
CAMARILLO, CA a?? February 26, 2015 a?? ZPower, the…

ACI Alliance State Champions Meet in Nashville – Mon, Mar 2nd 2015

by Donna L. Sorkin, MA, Executive Director, ACI Alliance
ACI Alliance State Champions met in Nashville to discuss our work, which thus far has largely related to assessing…

Apply Today for the Leadership Opportunities for Teens Program (LOFT) – Sat, Feb 28th 2015

Deadline – March 5! 
LOFT is a five-day sleep-away program for high school students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use listening and spoken language as their primary…

HLAA Supports the Reintroduction of the Hearing Aid Tax Credit in the Senate – Thu, Feb 26th 2015

Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) reintroduced the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit (Senate Bill 315) on January 29, 2015, which would provide a $500 credit…