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War’s disabled survivors must also be remembered—and helped

The following post from David Kirkwood holds as much value today as it did 5 years ago.  It is especially cogent when read in the light of the recent FTC public hearing regarding patient education and empowerment.  Sage advice usually stays in style.   By David H. Kirkwood, June 6 2012 Memorial Day was established…

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Best of 2016: Telecoil Technology Stays Relevant

Juliette Sterkens’ guest post Dispelling the Myth About Old Telecoil Technology (originally published 5/10/2016) was the most read article to appear in Hearing Views in 2016.  She reminded readers that:   “Telecoils and hearing loops may have been around for a long time but in the last decade loop installation techniques have vastly improved.” Click on…

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The kids are all right: Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings

David Kirkwood first published this post in June of 2011. In 2016, we are still working to have universal newborn hearing screenings across the world. Nearly everyone would agree that there is never a good time for a baby to be born deaf or with a significant hearing loss. And children who suffer hearing loss…

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Stressless, no. But it’s a great profession nonetheless

Editors Note: This is a re-post from June 2011.  Audiology has continued to top the “least stressful job” in the years since.  As the profession moves to the increasing demand, the draw for those who want to start their career can be challenged with the changes we are facing.  But as David stated five years…

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