• IntriCon Announces Record Breaking Year, Poised for Growth
    by Brian Taylor on February 16, 2018 at 6:43 PM

    ARDEN HILLS, MINNESOTA — IntriCon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of miniaturized body-worn devices, including hearing aids, announced financial results for 2017. The suburban Minneapolis company, which provides hearing aids and other […]


  • The Preferred Hearing Aid?
    by HHTM on February 14, 2018 at 5:33 AM

    What Would be a Preferred Hearing Aid Performance?   Would a consumer select the same hearing aid performance as was recommended by an audiologist if given a choice among different signal processing schemes? Results show that there is not agreement, at least for four […]

  • The 110 Hz Phenomena
    by Robert Traynor on February 13, 2018 at 4:36 AM

    An old Soap Lake High School (Soap Lake, Washington) buddy, Mike McNamara had just watched a History Channel episode on the 110 Hz phenomena.  Knowing the HHTM blog and my interest in strange things relative to hearing, sound and audiology, he asked me if I had ever […]

  • Wow, What’s That (Wonderful New) Sound?
    by Gael Hannan on February 13, 2018 at 7:28 PM

    World Hearing Day is coming up on March 3rd.  I think the goal is to remind people to take care of their hearing – reduce exposure to loud noise, get a hearing checkup, buy a hearing aid, and whatnot. But for those of us who already can’t stand loud noise, […]

  • Hearing Care in the Age of the IoT
    by HHTM on February 13, 2018 at 2:45 PM

    By Tish Ramirez, AuD   The rapid advancement of technology has introduced a new era in how we interact with the world around us. You can control the thermostat in your home while at work. Wearable fitness trackers make it easy to see how many steps you take each day. […]

  • The Hidden Hearing Loss Controversy
    by Marshall Chasin on February 16, 2018 at 1:43 AM

    Hidden hearing loss, also known as “cochlear synaptopathy”, is a phrase used to refer to neural dysfunction where there is still good cochlear (or sensory) function.  It is the sensory function that typically yields the measurement of hearing sensitivity on […]

  • Key Tips on How to Communicate Better Despite Hearing Loss
    by HHTM on February 14, 2018 at 6:22 PM

    By Joel Curtis   While it may be more difficult to interact with others if you have hearing loss, that doesn’t mean it is impossible to engage in a conversation with them. You don’t necessarily need a hearing aid to improve communication with others, what […]

  • New Rules: Problems of the Past, Part 1 of 4—Legal battles
    by Mike Metz on February 13, 2018 at 8:43 PM

    Changes of all types during the past 10-15 years should have provided Audiology with some valuable lessons. But the rationale that helped shape things in the past may no longer apply. Old people and ideas may need to move out of the way. Audiologists should consider a […]

  • Support Groups For Kids with Hearing Loss
    by Jane Madell on February 6, 2018 at 1:19 PM

    One of my most favorite activities is running a support group for children with hearing loss. I was lucky enough to get to do that this weekend. I was invited to Phoenix by Anu Mathew, mom, of a child with hearing loss, who has started a group called Support for Young with […]

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