The latest information on hearing tests for individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing screenings to make the right hearing health decisions.
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The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary launches campaign to educate baby boomers about the importance of getting their hearing checked.
Dr. Paul Teal with the School of Engineering and Computer Science is conducting an investigation whether new technologies can be used to more accurately and easily test for hearing loss.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and Healthy Hearing has joined the Better Hearing and Speech Council (BHSC) in promoting the Across America Hearing Check Challenge – a free online hearing test that lets individuals quickly and confidentially determine if they need a comprehensive hearing check by a hearing professional.
Universal newborn hearing test programs do not identify all cases of infant hearing loss.
Better Hearing Institute is offering a free, online hearing test as part of its effort to raise awareness of the link between chronic kidney disease and hearing loss.
Many studies have shown that hearing loss, especially untreated hearing loss, can have a negative impact on the quality of life; everything from relationships with friends and loved ones, to earning power on the job.
The House Ear Institute (HEI) returned for its 13th year at the AES Convention to provide hearing conservation education and free hearing screening tests to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members.
The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) launched its position paper on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) as part of a national campaign to improve early identification of hearing loss in children.
At the 129th AES Convention, House Ear Institute is returning for its 13th year to provide hearing conservation education and hearing screenings to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members and a comprehensive hearing health outreach program.
CASLPA members provide early hearing screening and communication development programs focus on providing intervention, by six months of age, in order to maximize the development of language and literacy skills during the critical period of birth to 2 years.
New Kid on the Block Joe McIntyre will receive the Annie Glenn Award and is featured a new podcast by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). McIntyre explains why he views his son Rhys’ hearing loss as a blessing and why he values the professionals who treat his child on a weekly basis.
Hearing Tests are painless, noninvasive and can quickly identify if you have hearing loss. If you answer Yes to any of the following hearing loss symptoms, you should get a hearing test.
New technique uses high-frequency sound to more realistically measure properties of the inner ear at acoustic frequencies similar to those of human hearing.
Infants with hearing loss placed into early intervention programs by the age of 6 months perform significantly better on school and language measures. A simple, non-invasive and inexpensive test can identify hearing loss in newborns.
Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act originally passed in 1999, supporting infant hearing screening and family support.
A routine screening test for several metabolic and genetic disorders in newborns, the heel-stick procedure, is not effective in screening for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children.
February 2, 2009 - Plymouth, Minnesota - Today represents a milestone for the uHear application as it surpasses the quarter of a million download mark. uHear,...
Naerum, Denmark November 9 - Ida Institute has selected Paul Peryman, PhD of the Van Asch Deaf Education Center in Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand and Cindy...
Untreated hearing loss can have devastating consequences on safety, work, as well as the overall quality of life. Yet, out of an estimated 31.5 million Americans who have hearing...
The Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, managed by researcher Michel Andre, has developed the first portable system in...
Los Angeles, CA - January 7, 2009 - The House Ear Institute (HEI) will provide free hearing screenings to attendees and exhibitors on the show floor of the 2009 NAMM...
A new study from the United Kingdom published online by the journal Archive of Disease in Childhood (Arch Dis Child. Published Online First: 17 November 2008....
Newswise - A new study of Colorado birth records shows that infants with low Apgar scores - the widely used measure of newborn health - are 10 times less likely to receive an...
Los Angeles, CA October 7, 2008 During the three-day AES Convention, a record-breaking 674 people came to the House Ear Institutes booth to have their hearing This years...
Group Uses Mays Better Hearing and Speech Month To Get The Word Out To Parents about Speech, Language, and Hearing Problems(Rockville, MD-May 13, 2008) Although more than millio...
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