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NPR Segment Highlights Calls for Captioning on Zoom for People with Hearing Loss

Calls for free captioning for people with hearing loss on video platforms like Zoom recently received attention on National Public Radio (NPR). On November 23, HHTM editor and hearing health advocate, Shari Eberts was interviewed on Here & Now, NPR’s midday news program. NPR distributes Here & Now to over 450 stations in the United…

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Starkey Leaders Raise Awareness About Epidemic of Loneliness Among Senior Citizens

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey leaders recently participated in the annual Reimagine Aging Conference, hosted by Senior Community Services, a nonprofit organization that aims to meet the changing needs of older adults and their caregivers. The focus of this year’s event was how emerging technologies are key to combatting the loneliness epidemic facing many older adults today. Chief…

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Mass Eye and Ear Experts Urge FDA to Allow OTC Hearing Aids

BOSTON, MASSACHUSSETTS — Hearing loss experts at Mass Eye and Ear are advocating for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement a law passed by Congress permitting the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. In a new column published November 19, 2020 in The New England Journal of Medicine, the experts write that the FDA has remained silent…

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ReSound Looking for Hearing Care Professionals to Help with $1 Million Hearing Aid Donation

BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA – ReSound, a global leader in hearing aid innovation, has announced the launch of the ReSound Gives Sound community campaign, a new nationwide effort to donate up to $1 million worth of ReSound ONE hearing aids to people living with hearing loss who have been negatively affected by the numerous challenges of 2020.…

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Plural Publishing Announces Release of New Book: Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Science, Research, and Practice

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Edited by world renown experts with contributions by a global cohort of authors, Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Science, Research, and Practice is highly relevant to today’s community of practitioners of Auditory-Verbal Therapy (LSLS Cert. AVT), and to those who are working towards LSLS Cert. AVT certification. It is also an excellent resource for audiologists,…

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Fuel Medical Group Announces Partnership with Redux

CARMEL, INDIANA — Redux, the developer of professional drying and cleaning systems for personal  electronics, and Fuel Medical Group, the leading business advisory resource for ENTs, audiologists,  otologists and universities, have announced their affiliation. The agreement “further strengthens Fuel Medical’s reputation for providing its members with actionable solutions that enhance practice  performance and impact patient outcomes”. …

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Researchers Develop New Technology to Objectively Measure Tinnitus

Researchers in Australia have developed a new technology to objectively measure tinnitus, according to a recently published in the journal PLOS ONE.  Dr Mehrnaz Shoushtarian from the Bionics Institute led the research, along with collaborators from Deakin University.  Chronic tinnitus affects around 6–20% of adults with approximately 20% of these experiencing it in a severe…

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Starkey Participates in Medicare Advantage Summit 2020

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey executive leaders recently shared important insights during a three-day virtual event focused on the future of Medicare during the Better Medicare Alliance’s 2020 Medicare Advantage Summit this fall. They joined a roster of healthcare leaders, including HHS Secretary Alex Azar, Assistant Secretary for Aging Lance Robertson and CMMI Director Brad Smith.…

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