Hearing Health & Technology Matters
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- ASHA Survey Finds Base Salaries of Audiologists on the Rise
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND — According to the latest ASHA survey, audiologists earned an overall median calendar year (11- to 12-month) salary of $80,000 in 2018, representing a 3% increase from 2016. Of audiologists who […]
- How Good Are Your Hearing Loss Routines & Habits?
If you have hearing loss, you probably already know that there are a lot of habits and routines involved in the hearing loss life. And, if you’re honest, you’ll also admit that while many of these are good things […]
- The Potato Famine Brings Communication to the Deaf-Blind
The Potato Famine In the 1830s-40s most of Ireland lived in terrible housing conditions. A census report in 1841 found that nearly half the families in rural areas lived in windowless mud cabins, most with no furniture other […]
- What’s In a Name?
I recently had a discussion with another hearing care professional regarding a topic about which, heretofore, I had no conscious idea that I had an opinion, much less passion. For my entire career as a hearing professional I […]
- US Ear Device Patents in April 2019
Get Down with Your Music and Up With Your Gym Game Patent #10264339 aims to give ear device and hearing aid wearers “the feel of the sound similar to music being played at a night club, a concert, or when being […]
- Philips Hearing Aids Released for Sale in Costco
Following the recent announcement of the global launch of Philips-branded hearing aids in April 2019, it was unclear where the new brand would fit among the Demant hearing aid line-up, particularly in the US market. Demant, […]
- Online Lead Generation for Your Clinic and Why It Matters
For many small business owners, it may seem enough to have a website and wait for people to show up. Indeed, having a well-designed and accessible website is an important part of lead generation online, but it is not the […]
- Audiology in Mongolia
I had the honor a few weeks ago of attending an international conference in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia as a representative of the Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss. I have had the honor of working with the Global […]
- What is the role of the Video Head Impulse Test in Vestibular Assessment?
I was recently reading an article titled Evaluating the Diagnostic Accuracy of the Head Impulse Test- A Scoping Review. This article’s primary aim was to assess the ability of the video head impulse test (vHIT) to […]
- Hearing Loss Prevention and Music
Of the many causes of permanent hearing loss, the one that is most preventable is noise and music exposure. Although music and noise appear to be quite different; one being a good thing and the other, less good, both […]
- Conquering The High Costs Associated With Senior Hearing Loss
by Dave Pegg Hearing loss affects one-third of seniors aged between 65 and 74 years of age. This figure rises to 50% of seniors over the age of 75, according to statistics from A Place For Mom. Hearing loss typically occurs […]
- Animal Audiology Question and Answer with Pete Scheifele
Editors note: On occasion, we will devote a Pathways column to asking questions to an expert in a particular area of audiology/hearing that may be interest to our readers. We are fortunate to pose questions to Dr. Pete […]
- July 4th – Celebrate Safely
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 […]
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