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David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

  • Dispenser gives $15,000 to support Fit to Serve initiative October 25, 2014
      LIVONIA, MI–The Fit to Serve bill, discussed last week in this blog’s update on pending federal legislation related to hearing health, got a big boost recently when Julia Beall-McKelvey, a Pennsylvania hearing aid specialist, donated $15,000 to the International Hearing Society (IHS) advocacy fund for the […]
The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.

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Angela Loavenbruck & Lolly Wigall @ Hearing Views
  • Our clients desperately want hearing aids October 21, 2014
    By Lolly Wigall Humans are designed to have relationships. People are raised in families who communicate with each other. Language is a beautiful creation. Sharing life’s experiences, both the joys and sorrows are part of living. Becoming friends with our neighbors is part of life. Attending public meetings such as religious and civic organizations has […]
Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

  • Siemens in the Re-Making: Breaking News October 24, 2014
    Siemens’ plan to strip off Audiology was first reported by David Kirkwood as rumor in February and again as fact in May of this year.   Various types of stripping were dissected at Hearing Economics and by its many Commentators.  A few well-informed, anonymous sources offered their views.  It was all very […]
Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

  • Otometry Instruments October 21, 2014
    Additional Historical Information Related to Fitting Hearing Aids Using Otometry Test Equipment Otometry was based on sound pressure measurements and a damped wavetrain signal (DWT).  Because of this, instruments had to be devised to make these measurements.  An instrument was required to generate and deliver the damped wavetrain signals […]
Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

  • Reflexology for Deafness: Fact or Fiction? Part II October 21, 2014
    Last week at Hearing International we reviewed the history of Reflexology.  While the procedure has been around since ancient times, until recently there has been minimal research data on whether it works for various disorders, and specifically the auditory system. I became concerned about this area due to the testimonial […]
Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

  • Did You Hear What Your Hearing Aid Asked You? October 20, 2014
    Do you ever feel that your hearing technology is talking to you, that it’s trying to tell you something? My mother used to say things like that. “Gael, your clothes are trying to tell you something”, meaning they were past due for the laundry, or my outfit didn’t ‘go’ (God help you if you wore […]
Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

  • Embezzlement in the Office: It Can Happen to You October 22, 2014
    This following story is true, and it happened to me. It has now been more than a year since this sad episode occurred, and I would like to say I have recovered. But if truth be told, this case has changed my life forever. Some wounds go very deep. Sarah and I worked together for […]
Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

  • What is vHIT? Part I October 21, 2014
    vHIT refers to relatively new technology to assess the high-frequency Vestibular Ocular Reflex (VOR). vHIT stands for video head impulse test, and theoretically allows the examiner to find VOR deficits that would not be visible under standard examination techniques. This may allow less experienced examiners to detect obvious deficits, and allow more experienced examiners […]
Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

  • The Acoustics of Hearing Aids: Tubes with Flare – part 3 October 22, 2014
      Welcome to the final part of a three-part series. It was originally published as part of an article I wrote for the May 2013 Hearing Review. Part 1 of this blog series dealt with standing waves, which are as important for behind-the-ear hearing aids as they are for our vocal tract and musical instruments. Part 2 dealt […]
Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

  • The CARE Project Teen Retreat October 21, 2014
    I spent last weekend at the CARE Project teens and tweens retreat at Bald Head Island in North Carolina. The CARE Project provides support to families of children with hearing loss. Until now, the retreats have been for families with young children,but this one was the first directed at families with older children. […]
HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

  • Cómo Funciona el Oído October 13, 2014
    Guía Para oír Mejor,  Capitulo 2, Cómo Funciona el Oído El sistema por el que el oído transforma la energía de una onda sonora en señales eléctricas en el cerebro, es extremadamente complejo.  Si exceptuamos el cerebro, posiblemente sea el oído el órgano más complicado y menos entendido. Las secciones de este libro, en español, se […]

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