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Hearing Loss and Falling

Hearing Loss and Falling

Preventing Hearing Loss Related Falls Data abounds that links hearing loss and falling – it’s no longer a secret. Fortunately, most falls can be prevented. Taking steps to prevent these falls is the number one thing that you can do to keep yourself or your loved one

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Sounding Board, Summer Edition Now Available

Sounding Board, Summer Edition Now Available

Get the latest edition of our newsletter, Sounding Board.

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Hearing Safety

Hearing Safety

June is National Safety Month.  One often-overlooked component of personal safety is the care we can give to our hearing.  The work life and lifestyle choices of your patients will have an impact on hearing health.  The good news is that you are likely already aware of

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Cancer Treatments and Hearing Loss

Cancer Treatments and Hearing Loss

Ototoxicity: damage to the hearing or balance functions of the ear by drugs or chemicals. Here’s what you and your cancer patients need to know.

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March for Kidneys!

March for Kidneys!

From a medical perspective, March is National Kidney Month and March 14 is World Kidney Day. The National Kidney Foundation has numerous activities planned. But you might be wondering: “What has this got to do with hearing and auditory health?

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Cardiovascular Status and Audiometric Patterns

Cardiovascular Status and Audiometric Patterns

A growing body of scientific evidence shows that a person’s hearing health and their cardiovascular health frequently correspond. Early warning signs are emerging.

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Assessing Total Patient Health

Assessing Total Patient Health

Hearing can have a significant effect upon your patient’s overall health and well-being. Here are some talking points to help them make the connection between hearing loss and total health.

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We have moved!

We have moved!

New Location We decided to pull the trigger and move into some new offices. Please find a user friendly map to our new location below:

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Google Glass software

Google Glass software

Providing captions for users with hearing issues. A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted

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FDA clears Otoharmonic’s iPad/iPod app to treat tinnitus

FDA clears Otoharmonic’s iPad/iPod app to treat tinnitus

The Levo system uses sound therapy to trick the brain. The FDA has given clearance to startup Otoharmonics for its iPad and iPod Touch application that uses sound therapy to teach the brain to ignore persistent ringing caused by tinnitus. The 510k clearance for what the company,

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