The Healthy Hearing Report

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Bernafon Universal Open Fit: Naturally More Comfortable

In the simplest terms, a hearing aid is nothing more than a microphone to pick up sound and a speaker to deliver that sound to the hearing aid wearers ear. Of course, in between...

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Thats a Hearing Aid?! Wait Til You See This!

Holy cow!It sure doesnt look like a hearing aid. Designed by Ms. Sun Kyung Sunwoo, a student at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and winner of Dysons Australian...

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Wanted: Active Lifestyle - Seeking Durability + High Tech

In 2003 a new hearing aid was launched that began a new era in hearing care. SeboTek Hearing Systems introduced the Pac Voice-Q, the first receiver-in-the-canal hearing aid. This...

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Is there a standard warranty that comes with hearing aids? What does the warranty cover?

Most hearing aid manufacturers provide a standard twelve-month warranty with all digital hearing aids.

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How Can I Extend My Hearing Aid Warranty?

There are several options available to hearing aid users whose manufacturer warranty is about to expire.

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Oticon: New Child Hearing Aids Care Kits

Oticon has introduced a series of child-friendly Care Kits to help children with hearing aids. The age-appropriate Care Kits are color-coded by age and contain a range of practical and fun accessories to meet the needs of children and their parents, from infancy through the high school years.

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Using the Phonak Handymic With My PC

Is there a way to make my Phonak Handymic work with my pc, so that I can hear when receiving a videocall?

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Hansaton Launches Brand in United States

Renowned German hearing systems company opens US headquarters in Minneapolis January 11, 2010 Minneapolis, MN - Representatives of...

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Popular Science Awards Lyric 'Invisible' Hearing Aid 2009 'Best of What's New' Award

Newark, CA-November 16, 2009 - Popular Science Magazine has named the Lyric "invisible" hearing aid from InSound Medical a winner of its coveted Best of...

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New Liquid Repellent Nano-Coating for Consumer Electronics Debuts in Hearing Aid Devices

Materials science innovator P2i has created AridionTM, a revolutionary liquid-repellent nano-coating...

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Solar-Powered Hearing Aids Bring Relief to Needy People around The World

You've heard the old saying, "What the world needs is a good 5-cent cigar." Wrong! What the world really needs are inexpensive, environmentally friendly, wid...

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Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual

Eden Prairie, Minn.-July 14, 2009- An evening of entertainment and fundraising that included performances by Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight resulted...

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Lyric Hearing Aids: Like No Other

You recognize that the ol' hearing just ain't what it used to be. Sounds are muffled and you ask "What?" a lot. Something's not working right but...

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What are digital hearing aids?

Most hearing aids manufactured today are digital hearing aids. This technology offers many advantages for people with hearing loss.

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Sexy Sounds: Yes, Hearing and Hearing Aids Can Be Hot

Already know what you're thinking. Gramps' hearing aid. He carried it in his short pocket with a tangle of wires and an ear plug the size of a baby's T...

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Terri Zahn-Burnam and Russell Burnam Receive Beltone President's Cup Award

Prestigious Award Honors Practitioners for Excellence in Patient Care Mansfield, Texas, May 2009- Beltone proudly presented its prestigious President's Cup Award to Terri...

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Solar-Powered Hearing Aids Help People and Environment

One of the challenges of the developing world is reconciling the need with the limited financial resources. While there is a great and growing demand for hearing aids,...

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MED-EL Launches Interactive "SoundScape" Educational Program

Free Rehabilitation Programs Expand BRIDGE to Better Communication  Durham, NC - (February 12, 2009) - MED-EL Corporation announced today that the company has launched a...

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High Frequency Amplification with Bernafon Brite and the Online Hearing Test

What is the spectrum of sound that is amplified by a Bernafon Brite behind-the-ear hearing aid? I have high frequency hearing loss bilaterally and am trying new Brite aids. Are sounds in the range 500 to 4000Hz amplified or only three frequencies at 500,

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What are cochlear implants?

Generally speaking, cochlear implants are for patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural hearing loss. There are approximately 500,000 patients in the USA with...

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