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  • Impressions made with the jaw open- Part 2
    Posted by Marshall Chasin on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 AM

    In last week’s part of this two-part blog series, the one benefit of having a long mold made for in-ear monitor impressions was discussed.   It had everything to do with minimizing the occlusion effect and absolutely nothing to do with ensuring that higher […]

  • July 4th – Celebrate Safely
    Posted by Wayne Staab on June 30, 2015 at 7:00 PM

    The Fourth of July and fireworks are traditional in the US, and go together like hamburgers and hot dogs. And, as thrilling as it is to watch fireworks, care should be exercised because the sound pressures generated by fireworks can lead to hearing damage if proper […]

  • Traveling Without Unraveling
    Posted by Gael Hannan on June 30, 2015 at 3:36 PM

    I just returned home from one of my favourite weeks of the year.  The annual convention of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), held this year in St. Louis, is a fun few days of hanging out with a thousand best friends and learning about stuff that will help […]

  • BPPV in the News
    Posted by Alan Desmond on June 30, 2015 at 1:19 PM

      Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) got its 15 minutes of fame this past weekend. During the nationally televised U.S. Open Golf Tournament, a contender for the title reportedly battled with recurrent vertigo throughout the tournament. From this point on in […]

  • Terry Takes on Hearables
    Posted by Holly Hosford-Dunn on July 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM

      Hearing Economics is pleased to welcome back Terry Ross as this week’s guest blogger.  When times get tense and maybe too serious, we can always count on him to put things in perspective and relieve the tension, as he did last year with the […]

  • Anticipation – Intercepting Your Patient’s Thoughts
    Posted by Lolly Wigall on June 30, 2015 at 7:00 PM

    By Steven Eagon, MA I love watching all types of athletes when they are at the peak of their game.  When younger and physically gifted, they typically succeed on sheer skill, speed, agility, strength, and brute force.  But as athletes age, they become more […]

  • Noise Control…..Down On The Farm! Part II
    Posted by Robert Traynor on June 30, 2015 at 1:05 PM

    Agriculture is an industry in which workers encounter a wide variety of occupational exposures. The physical hazards from chemicals, accidents, agricultural machinery, animals and other hazards often result in immediate and obvious injuries that are easily […]

  • What Does Your Baby Hear?
    Posted by Jane Madell on July 1, 2015 at 2:22 AM

    The first question I ask a family when I see them – either the first time or when they come in for re-evaluation is “What does your baby or child hear with technology?” If babies are doing well with hearing aids, I expect the parents and the therapist […]

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