Focus on People Award recipients have inspiring stories

By David H. Kirkwood Several of the major hearing aid manufacturers and the non-profit organizations they fund do a lot of good work in the U.S. and overseas. For example, the Starkey Hearing Foundation has donated and fitted hundreds of thousands of hearing aids on people in countries all over the world. Hear the World,…

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Bad attitudes toward hearing and hearing loss abound: Any ideas to improve them?

By David H. Kirkwood  The science and technology available to treat hearing loss improve by the day, yet it sometimes seems that society’s attitudes toward hearing, hearing loss, and those who have it are as backward as ever. A particularly terrible example of stupidity and insensitivity toward those who can’t hear was reported this week…

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