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Hearing Health & Technology Matters

Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.


HEARING NEWS WATCH

  • Legal Update: Defective Earplugs and 3M Lawsuit

    Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from guest contributor, and consumer advocate, Joseph Oot The 3M Company is reportedly facing legal issues once again over their dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 […]

BETTER HEARING CONSUMER

  • Giving Good Lip for Better Speechreading

    Phonemes, visemes and homophenes. Try saying that 10 times real fast. Really – try it! If you’re like me, after the second repetition, it comes out all jumbled.  Which is very ironic for people with hearing […]

HEARING INTERNATIONAL

  • The Deafness of Black Coyote

    As told by the Eye Witness to History (1998), by 1890 the once proud Sioux Indians found their free-roaming life destroyed, the buffalo gone, themselves confined to reservations dependent on Indian Agents for their […]

INNOVATIONS IN HEARING HEALTHCARE

  • The Case for QuickSIN

    (Author’s note) I write this as a true believer and not for any financial gain.  Neither Etymōtic Research nor any very tall bald engineer with a bushy moustache has offered remuneration for this paean to […]

HEARING ECONOMICS

  • US Ear Device Patents in February 2019

    Talk to the Hand Puppet   Patent #10200773 envisions a simple but clever fix for a vexing noise problem common to all handsfree phone communicators, especially those with hearing loss and hearing aids. When you speak on […]

HEARING TECHNOLOGIES

HEARING AND KIDS

  • The Importance of Building Social Communication Skills

    Today’s blog is written by my friend and colleague, Andrea Warner-Cyz. Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas, investigates communication and quality of life in children with […]

DIZZINESS DEPOT

HEAR THE MUSIC

  • Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!

    Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform their music and choose to retire. By hook or by crook, that should not happen!  There are a multitude of strategies and technologies […]

HEARING VIEWS

THE AUDIOLOGY CONDITION

  • The Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

    Over the past few years, multiple studies have found a link between hearing loss and an increased risk for dementia. Whether it’s a causational or correlational relationship is still being researched, but the […]

PATHWAYS

WAYNE’S WORLD ARCHIVE

  • 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 […]

JOURNAL RESEARCH POSTERS

The Journal at HHTMThe Journal offers free access to audiology and neuroaudiology research posters, a service underwritten by Etymotic Research.