Globalization of the Doctor of Audiology Degree – Part I

Recently there more audiologists outside the United States that are looking toward the Doctor of Audiology Degree (Au.D.).  The next topic at Hearing International is to look at the Au.D. and its proliferation in countries other than the United States.  The Doctor of Audiology is defined as an individual that helps patients with hearing and balance problems primarily by…

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The Morning After Pill

Most audiologists realize that noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) refers to a gradual, cumulative and preventable decline in auditory function that follows repeated exposure to loud noise. It is, of course, the leading cause of preventable hearing loss.  It is also estimated that 10% (30 million) of Americans are encountering hazardous levels of noise, that 25% of…

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