Hearing Health & Technology Matters
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- Plural Publishing Announces Release of Evaluating and Conducting Research in Audiology
BEAUMONT, TEXAS – The Lamar University Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is pleased to announce the publication of Evaluating and Conducting Research in Audiology written in part by Vinaya Manchaiah, Jo Mayo […]
- Barter Beads: A Story of Childhood Hearing Loss
by Abha Sharma There is no first memory of the barter beads. But they were the constant buddies in my school bag. A fistful or so was all that was needed. The protocol was simple: a casual remark, and my list of questions on […]
- When Your Hearing Loss Self-Advocacy is Viewed Negatively
Sometimes hearing loss can feel like a no-win situation. If you don’t self-advocate, you will be left out of the conversation. But when you do, your self-advocacy behaviors are met with resistance, or worse — contempt. […]
- Can Hearing Technology Decrease Risk of Falling?
Falls are a tremendous problem worldwide and have the potential to cause significant personal injury, physical decline, activity limitation and even death. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently found that 3 million […]
- Don’t Forget Assistive Listening Devices: They’re Not What They Used to Be
All a person has to do to hear better is to wear hearing aids. Slap on a pair and the world will be your oyster. No more problems. Easy peasy! Or maybe not? Definitely not! Hearing aids are a tool. All too […]
- US Hearing Aid Pricing: Part 4 – Inflation-Adjusted Retail-Side Trends
In our series on hearing aid pricing, readers have been provided with data on average nominal (Part 1) and inflation-adjusted (Part 2) wholesale hearing aid price, and, more recently, with average nominal retail hearing aid […]
- DryBoost UV®: The Perfect Companion for Rechargeable Hearing Aids
With the transition to rechargeable hearing aids, customers have been asking for a dryer that will work with these new rechargeable hearing aids. The DryBoost UV is the answer and is the latest innovation from the Dry & […]
- Do You Have the Right Equipment for These ABR and VEMP Tests?
by Adam Dawson The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recently published seven new CPT codes for Auditory Evoked Potentials (AEP) and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic […]
- Helping Kids Explain Hearing Loss
When children are little, parents explain about their child’s hearing loss. When someone asks “What are those things in his ears?”, parents say something like “those are his hearing aids, they help him hear […]
- Atypical Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
It is widely accepted that BPPV is the most common peripheral vestibular disorder (inner ear) and it is the most common reason anyone would experience episodic brief vertigo. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo BPPV […]
- FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com – part 9
Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com. This is the website of the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, and was completely updated over the last Christmas holidays. I […]
- An Audiologist’s Guide to Hearing Loss
by Callum McPhillips We have 5 senses vital to everyday life, yet hearing is thought to be one of the most important. In terms of communication, hearing allows us to connect with loved ones, contributing to our happiness and […]
- Pediatric Central Auditory Processing Evaluation
Editor’s note: After a number of requests to publish CAPD reports, we are pleased fulfill this demand. Louise Levy, a very busy, practicing clinician, has agreed to submit a CAPD report for the readership to view for this […]
- The Loudest Sound
How loud can sound get? Could loud sound kill you? Are there limits, and if so, what are they? How are such things determined? All of these are interesting questions and an attempt will be made to answer these as […]
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