Football and hearing issues came together for the Super Bowl

By David H. Kirkwood EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—There were a lot of hearing angles to the 2014 Super Bowl, played last Sunday in New Jersey. For one thing, there was the Seattle Seahawks’ much heralded (and much criticized) “12th Man,” as the team’s incredibly noisy legion of fans came to be known. As noted by ASHA’s Joe…

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Starkey to hold second Hearing Innovation Expo

LAS VEGAS–More than 3000 people from 15 countries will attend the second Hearing Innovation Expo, being held January 15-19 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Sponsored by Starkey Hearing Technologies, the event is designed to “serve as a catalyst for clinicians and business owners to take action and differentiate themselves in a challenging, competitive, and…

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Former President Bush goes on Starkey Foundation mission in Tanzania

MINNEAPOLIS—Former President George W. Bush recently joined the Starkey Hearing Foundation’s global effort to provide hearing care to people in need. Earlier this month, he personally worked with foundation professionals in providing customized hearing devices to 222 people in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The foundation was started more than 20 years ago by William Austin,…

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