Audiology Blog

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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Helping Equip Patients to Notice Signs of Hearing Loss

Helping Equip Patients to Notice Signs of Hearing Loss

Helping Equip Patients to Notice Signs of Hearing Loss You want to provide the best care possible for your patients. As much as possible, you try to give them preventative care to help alleviate their chance for injury or pain. When it comes to hearing loss, it

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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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Hearing Loss: It’s all about the noise…

Hearing Loss: It’s all about the noise…

Enough with the preaching! You’re right, it seems like every other article on hearing protection is talking about Noise Induced Hearing Loss. And for good reason: Noise Induced Hearing Loss, or NIHL as it’s commonly referred to, is a “slow injury.” It creeps up on people over

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