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New Technology for Hearing Loss Outdoes Normal Hearing

BY IN News Releases On 10-10-2014

New technology for people with hearing loss in the UK, allows them to hear and understand speech in high noise and over distance, by up to 62 per cent better than those with normal hearing in the same conditions, according to a recently published paper. In the paper, published in the American Journal of Audiology [...] [...]

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Teachers at Higher Risk for Hearing Loss

BY IN News Releases On 30-09-2014

POMONA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ringing bells, slamming lockers, loud announcements, chattering students – the classic sounds of back-to-school are not always music to the ears of today’s teachers. Due to their cumulative noise exposure, teachers are at higher risk for hearing loss, yet many teachers are not seeking the hearing health care they need. Understanding [...] [...]

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Does Denying the Reality of Hearing Loss Affect Your Job?

BY IN News Releases On 28-07-2014

A new research survey by EPIC Hearing Healthcare finds that 30 percent of U.S. employees suspect they have hearing loss, but have not sought treatment. Of those, almost 95 percent say it impacts them on the job yet many go out of their way to hide their hearing loss for fear of losing their job. Pittsburgh audiologist, [...] [...]

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What the World Sounds like in 3D: Hearing Aid Evolution Unveiled

BY IN News Releases On 17-07-2014

As hearing aid technology has improved, so has health reporter Kathleen Raven’s confidence. When she was 5 years old, she found out she had a hearing problem. Complications during her birth led to damage in her inner ear. She got her first hearing aids — a large, clunky set — back when she was 5 [...] [...]

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Uninsured Hearing Loss in the Workforce is Dangerous

BY IN News Releases On 17-06-2014

The impact of hearing loss on today’s workforce is far larger than most employers realize. According to a recent research survey by EPIC Hearing Health Care, more than one in ten employees have a diagnosed hearing problem for which they are already seeking treatment and almost one-third of employees suspect they have a hearing problem, [...] [...]

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Today Show Features “Combatting Hearing Loss”

BY IN Hearing Aid On 30-05-2014

Excessive noise is now the number one cause of hearing loss, not aging.  And of the nearly 30 million Americans who suffer hearing loss, over half are under the age of 65.  Those are just some of the facts presented by The Today Show’s Matt Lauer in this segment on hearing loss.  Matt takes a [...] [...]

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Better Hearing Month: First Responders should be All Ears

BY IN News Releases On 21-05-2014

Whether face-to-face in the field, or over the telephone or radio, hearing is an important part of communication for first-responders – keeping them informed, safe and connected. Unfortunately, these front-line professionals are also at higher risk for hearing loss, and less likely to get the treatment they need to hear their best today and protect [...] [...]

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Productivity threat: 25%+ U.S. Workers Have Untreated Hearing Loss.

BY IN News Releases On 08-05-2014

POMONA, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Confirming the growing issue of untreated hearing loss in the workforce, a new research survey by EPIC Hearing Healthcare (EPIC) finds that 30 percent of U.S. employees suspect they have hearing loss, but have not sought treatment. Of those, almost all (95 percent) say it impacts them on the job. The survey [...] [...]

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Industrial Hearing

BY IN Industrial On 11-04-2014

60 Percent of Your Workforce Could Have Hearing Loss that Reduces Safety & Productivity Today, approximately 30 million workers are in danger of hazardous noise exposure. The problem has actually increased since most safety programs were implemented within the past 20 years. A recent survey by the National Health Interview shows hearing problems have increased [...] [...]

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Diagnostic Procedures

BY IN Diagnostic Procedures On 11-04-2014

Hearing Tests Pure-Tone Hearing Test This test determines the ability to hear sound. The pure-tone test determines the faintest sound that an ear can perceive. Tones of low through high frequencies will be presented at various levels of loudness. Some of these tones will be heard through the ear canal, and others through the bone [...] [...]

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