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


HEARING NEWS WATCH

BETTER HEARING CONSUMER

  • 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 […]

HEARING INTERNATIONAL

  • 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 […]

INNOVATIONS IN HEARING HEALTHCARE

  • 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 […]

HEARING ECONOMICS

  • 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 […]

HEARING TECHNOLOGIES

  • 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, […]

HEAR IN PRIVATE PRACTICE

HEARING AND KIDS

  • 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 […]

DIZZINESS DEPOT

HEAR THE MUSIC

  • 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 […]

THE AUDIOLOGY CONDITION

PATHWAYS

  • 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 […]

WAYNE’S WORLD ARCHIVE

  • 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 […]

JOURNAL RESEARCH POSTERS

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