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Feb. 23, 2024

Tuned Raises $3.2M in Seed Extension to Expand Hearing Health Support for the Modern Workforce

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NEW YORK, NY — Tuned, a digital hearing health company providing preventive and comprehensive hearing health for employers, today announced it secured an oversubscribed $3.2 million seed extension led by Unum Group, with participation from Distributed Ventures. Tuned’s latest round brings its total funds raised to $8.2 million, signaling strong investor confidence in the company’s mission to make comprehensive hearing
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Feb. 23, 2024

Lars Rasmussen Appointed Chair of WS Audiology Board, Succeeding Marco Gadola

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LYNGE, DENMARK – WS Audiology  today announced Lars Rasmussen has been appointed Chair of the WSA Board of Directors, succeeding Marco Gadola, effective March 1, 2024. “We are delighted that Lars Rasmussen is available to lead WSA’s Board of Directors. He brings with him decades of experience in the life sciences industry. The Tøpholm and Westermann families are grateful for
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Feb. 22, 2024

Widex Provides Hearing Professionals with the Chance to Donate Free Hearing Aids on Community Giveback Day

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK — Following the recent introduction of its “Partners in Excellence for You” program designed to help partner hearing care professionals (HCPs) gain the knowledge, confidence, and tools they need to thrive in the ever-evolving world of audiology, Widex today launched its first Community Giveback Day that empowers HCPs to gift a free pair of Widex hearing aids
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Feb. 21, 2024

Otolith Labs Appoints Dan Wagner as Chief Commercial Officer and Raphael Michel as Board Member

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Otolith Labs, a medical technology company developing non-invasive wearable medical devices for the treatment of vestibular disorders, appointed Dan Wagner as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Raphael Michel as an independent Board member. Dan and Raphael both bring a depth and breadth of expertise to Otolith Labs with a combined 40+ years of experience in bringing consumer
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Feb. 21, 2024

Starkey Chief People Officer Jessica Perez Receives Women in Business Award for Leadership Excellence

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced that its Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President of Culture, Jessica Perez, has been named Female Executive of the Year in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. This global award program recognizes the achievements of women executives for their innovative initiatives and outstanding leadership. “Throughout my career I have been committed
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Feb. 20, 2024

HearUSA Opens Latest Hearing Center of the Future and New HearAcademy Learning Center in Southlake, Texas

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SOUTHLAKE TEXAS, USA — Reinforcing its commitment to expand access to quality hearing care, HearUSA today announced the opening of a new Hearing Center of the Future in Southlake located at 200 N. Kimball Avenue, Suite 206. The company also announced a partnership with the Southlake Senior Activity Center to promote better hearing health through a series of community events.
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Feb. 17, 2024

Punk Audio LLC Seeks Hearing Professionals for Anonymous Market Survey and Feedback on New Franchise Hearing Practice Concept

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CAMPBELL, CALIFORNIA — Punk Audio LLC, a novel, and a planned leading provider in the “personal sound” industry, is seeking hearing professionals to participate in a short anonymous survey for market fit and feedback on their new franchise hearing practice concept. Proposed as a complementary business for existing hearing offices, the survey aims to gather valuable insights from industry experts
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Feb. 16, 2024

EUHA Digital Spring Conference 2024 Promises Valuable Learning Opportunities

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The EUHA Digital Spring Conference, scheduled to commence on March 22nd at 9 a.m. CET, promises to offer an array of valuable insights for hearing aid acousticians worldwide. Hosted in Mainz, with sessions available in English, the event aims to provide a comprehensive training experience accessible to professionals from various backgrounds. Adopting a digital format, the conference offers flexibility by
Featured image for “Deciphering the Factors Influencing Hearing Aid Usage: Findings from Norway’s HUNT Study”
Feb. 15, 2024

Deciphering the Factors Influencing Hearing Aid Usage: Findings from Norway’s HUNT Study

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Despite advances in hearing aid technology and increased awareness about hearing loss, understanding the prevalence and predictors of hearing aid use and benefit remains crucial for effective treatment. A recent study conducted in Norway sheds light on these important aspects, offering insights into the trends over two decades and identifying key factors influencing the adoption and perceived effectiveness of hearing
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Feb. 13, 2024

New Study Links Noise-Induced Hearing Loss to Zinc Levels in the Inner Ear

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A recent breakthrough in hearing research may pave the way for preventing or treating noise-induced hearing loss, a prevalent form of hearing impairment. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have uncovered a molecular mechanism associated with cellular damage caused by excess zinc in the inner ear after exposure to loud noise. The study suggests that a drug