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HEARING NEWS WATCH

BETTER HEARING CONSUMER

  • Lend Us Your Ears

    Everybody loves a good story. And we all have a story to tell – our lives, our ‘issues’, our views. But we don’t always have a place to tell it. People with hearing loss are often hesitant to talk […]

HEARING INTERNATIONAL

  • Auditory Hallucinations

    One of my first encounters with patients that had voices in their head was as a young audiologist running subjects in a biofeedback study.  At the time, we were looking at the therapeutical benefits of biofeedback for […]

INNOVATIONS IN HEARING HEALTHCARE

HEARING ECONOMICS

  • The Metaphor Monologues: Unhealthy Practices

    A previous post described Baumol’s “cost disease” as a metaphorical affliction of personal services ranging from hair care to audiology, all requiring face-to-face service delivery. In his book on the […]

HEARING TECHNOLOGIES

HEARING AND KIDS

  • Back to School

    Living in New York City, it is hard for me to believe that children are already starting back to school. In NY kids go to school until the end of June and then don’t start up until after Labor Day. That said, we need […]

DIZZINESS DEPOT

HEAR THE MUSIC

  • A Northwestern University study on Diplacusis

      Lauren Ervin is a current graduate student working towards her Master’s in Communication Disorders at Northwestern University. Her current research is focused on the phenomenon of diplacusis (or false pitch […]

HEARING VIEWS

  • Things That Go Bump

    Evolution is necessary, not only in nature but also in business. Generally, living organisms benefit from evolution. So do people and probably so do most patients.  Some folks seem to fear progress around them. Some […]

THE AUDIOLOGY CONDITION

  • Buying Hearing Aids at Costco

    by Cliff Olson, AuD Depending on who you talk to, pursuing hearing treatment at a Costco is either a terrific idea or a horrible one.  You hear success stories where their hearing aids are virtually indistinguishable […]

PATHWAYS

WAYNE’S WORLD ARCHIVE

  • Do Hearing Aids Meet ANSI Standards?

    Measuring a hearing aid to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Standards should be a first step before any programming of the hearing aid is attempted.  While it is assumed that the hearing aids meet ANSI […]

JOURNAL RESEARCH POSTERS

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