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What is ''background noise'' and how do I deal with it?

Virtually all patients wearing hearing aids complain about background noise at one time or another. There is no way to completely eliminate background noise. Remember, when you...

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Hearing a Love Call: What Digital Hearing Aids and Frogs Have in Common

Guy walks into a bar. The bartender says, ?Hey, you know you got two Chinese torrent frogs in your ears?? The patron looks at the bartender and says, ?Oh, these...

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Hearing Aids and Background Noise: Overcoming the Battle

If you ever had an untreated hearing loss, you know how frustrating and depressing it is not to be able to hear, communicate or interact with other people. More than likely,...

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Hearing Aids: Why They DON'T Suck

Numerous studies have shown how treating hearing loss with hearing aids improves overall quality of life, improves earning power on the job and improves love and marriage.

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What are BTE hearing aids and how popular are they?

Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids are now more popular than custom in-the-ear hearing aids and provide many unique benefits to the hearing aid wearer.

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The Stigma of Hearing Aids: How times have changed

Hearing aids are for the old, the infirm, the stupid or the "broken." At least that's what many uninformed people believe. And there are plenty of studies to...

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Consumer Reports & Hearing Aids: Hear Well in a Noisy World

Consumer Reports, a well known source for unbiased product reviews and evaluations, published an article in their July, 2009 issue on hearing health: hearing aids, hearing...

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Hearing Loss and Business Meeting Survival

Business meetings, symposia, conferences, seminars ? are any of these a part of your work activities? They are if you're employed in the corporate sphere. And whether...

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Restaurant Background Noise Hearing Tips

If you are missing half of what is being said due to a noisy restaurant, here are some hearing tips to keep you in the conversation while out on the town.

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Moose Antlers as Hearing Aids?

Moose, of the Bullwinkle variety, are known to have excellent hearing. They can pick up a mating call from up to two miles away. That's pretty good, don't you think?...

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Will hearing aids help me hear in background noise?

Hearing aids have circuitry in them to address most types of background noise, while still enabling the wearer to hear conversations.

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How can hearing aids help?

Hearing aids serve different purposes and needs. The goal of most hearing aid fittings is to make more speech sounds available to the listener. However, simply making sounds...

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Woodstock Remembered: Oticon and Stephan Stills Rock On

Stephen Stills, who often fronts the group Crosby Stills & Nash, has had diagnosed hearing loss since he was a kid. His hearing worsened as after years of touring with the band.

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Time to Get Back In the Game and Hit a Home Run

Baseball is on the minds and in the hearts of many these summer months. Hot dogs, peanuts and cracker jacks are a staple for dinner when summer nights are spent at your favorite...

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New Oticon Dual Designed Inside and Out to Deliver Spatial Sound and Wireless Connectivity in a Sleek, Small Shell

Somerset NJ, October 23, 2008 - Beauty or brainsr Dual, a new high tech hearing device by leading hearing solutions manufacturer Oticon, is a unique synergy of high performance...

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Oticon Introduces New Hearing Aid Designed for First-Time Users

The new Intiga hearing aid from Oticon has shown immediate and obvious benefits for new hearing aid users.

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Phonak Presents Audeo MINI - the World's Smallest Behind-the-Ear Hearing System

A Phonak is for everyone: Extended CORE portfolio with new Audeo and Milo product families Stafa, Switzerland, October 1st 2009 -...

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ReSound Essence Hearing Aids - Cutting Cost without Cutting Corners

Essence ? the quality or nature of something that identifies it or makes it what it is. Essence ? the most important element or feature of something. Essence ?...

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Sonic Innovations Touch Hearing Aids: When Discretion Counts

The hearing aid industry has been preparing for the Baby Boomer generation for several years now, offering brightly colored, festive hearing aids, branded hearing aids (Steinway,...

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Sonic Innovations Brings Wireless Connectivity to Velocity Hearing Aids

In the past, hearing aid users were somewhat limited in what they could do living in the Digital Age. Listening to a cell phone using a hearing aid could be a real adventure. In...

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