Walk4Hearing events has kicked off in Pennsylvania, Chicago, and New England. In the next few months walks will be hosted in other cities across America. Join these free, fun events to get informed and motivated about hearing loss awareness.
A new study has found disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections. Frequent ear infections plague white children and children living below the poverty level more than children of other racial or ethnic backrounds or income levels.
The American Academy of Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America have come together to advocate for the use of hearing loops with hearing aids. These systems are commonly found in public facilities such as churches and theaters turning hearing aids into personal loud speakers.
In October, Oticon will launch - Pink with a Purpose - to introduce the Oticon Agil Think Pink hearing aid. During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oticon will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition Agil Think Pink and all Agil hearing aids to the National Breast Cancer Coalition to support breast cancer research.
A new reports shows that poor children with hearing loss appear to have equal access to cochlear implants, but have more complications and worse compliance with follow-up regimens than children with higher socioeconomic status.
A new study suggests that regular use of analgesics such as aspirin, Tylenol and Advil along with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by men under the age of 60 could be ototoxic, which means they could cause hearing loss.
New research shows that hearing loss among U.S. teens is up 30% and more than 70% when just mild or worse cases of hearing loss are considered. ASHA encourages the public to follow the hearing safety tips listed on its 'Listen To Your Buds' website which teaches young children how to use personal audio technology safely.
Research funded by hearing loss charity RNID has discovered a drug which repairs hearing after damage caused by loud noise. If treated with a compound called 'ADAC' after noise damage, hearing recovered substantially.
A little known phenomenon related to the low frequency sound generated by wind power turbines is making some scientists challenge the common wisdom that what we can’t hear won’t hurt us.
Today's teenagers have worse hearing than those of generations past. One in five teens has already lost some hearing and the problem has increased substantially in recent years. A leading hearing loss cause among teens is MP3 players and iPods played beyond recommended sound limits.
A number of factors influence hearing aid prices, including the services provided by the audiologist or hearing aid specialist.
Studies reveal our hearing is more than simply listening with our ears; in fact our hearing is skin deep, literally.
The U.S. Access Board voted recently to develop regulations pertaining to classroom acoustics. Poor acoustics in the classroom can interfere with a student’s academic performance by hindering concentration and attention, reading, and spelling, as well as understanding speech.
Your help is needed to attract an impressive crowd to support the Hearing Aid Tax Credit Bill. HIA is partnering with the Michigan AG Bell, HLAA and IHS chapters to host a dinner event for Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in East Lansing on Friday, September 3.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $4.9 million in grants to continue support for 51 Family-to-Family Health Information Centers that provide information, education, training, outreach and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.
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.
Today's hearing aids are so small they are invisible. Compare invisible hearing aid types such as Behind The Ear (BTE), Completely In The Canal (CIC) and others.
Some consumers want convenience and automation, the no fuss option when it comes to their hearing aids. What does the newest hearing aids technology deliver?
The FCC has taken important steps to ensure that the latest wireless phones are hearing aid compatible which will expand access to mobile networks and services to the 8 million Americans who use hearing aids.
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.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation is hosting a charity golf benefit. All event proceeds will support the organization’s research and education programs for future audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
New data reveals that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. teenagers has increased 31 percent, with 1 in 5 adolescents experiencing hearing loss.
New research suggests that measurable hearing loss that occurs immediately after loud noise damage causes elevated spontaneous brain activity which has been associated with tinnitus.
Certain common elements can cause damage to hearing aids and require them to be repaired. With simple cleaning and care steps, hearing aid repair can be prevented.
Many persons with hearing loss do not realize they may be covered by the ADA in their workplace or public facilities and loopholes were addressed in 2008.