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Position Reasserted in Wake of FDA Announcement ( Rockville, MD - December 9, 2016 )   The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) today underscored the need for counseling and aural rehabilitation—provided by audiologists—to remain a critical part of public access to hearing aid technology. ASHA emphasized the point as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that, starting

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By Alan Bavley Amanda James first noticed a difference early this year when she picked up a pill bottle at the Norfolk, Va., pharmacy where she worked and shook it next to her right ear. For the first time, she could hear the pills rattling inside. Hinrich Staecker, a researcher at the University of Kansas Hospital, is leading a clinical

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Source: CNN https://www.cnn.com/2012/07/10/health/hearing-aid-insurance/index.html If you lose a leg, insurance will likely cover the cost of your prosthesis. If you lose your arm, it's the same. Even if you lose your ability to perform sexually, more than likely your Viagra is covered. But if you start to lose your hearing, far too often you are on your own. If hearing loss

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Source: NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/01/04/459990844/were-thinking-about-adhd-all-wrong-says-a-top-pediatrician Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are up around 30 percent compared with 20 years ago. These days, if a 2-year-old won't sit still for circle time in preschool, she's liable to be referred for evaluation, which can put her on track for early intervention and potentially a lifetime of medication. In an editorial just published in

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June 10th, 2015 New research has discovered that people who have osteoporosis have a 1.76x higher risk of developing sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) than those who do not suffer from the bone disease. The study , which was published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, examined medical records for 10,660 Taiwan residents who had been

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By SCN Staff On May 27, 2015 Listen Technologies Corporation recently lent their support for the bill HB112, which passed in the Utah State House of Representatives and became effective on May 12, 2015. The bill “modifies the requirements for practicing as an audiologist or as a hearing instrument specialist”; and it “requires a licensed audiologist or a licensed hearing

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Debunking the top five hearing aid myths Contributed by Lauren Clason , staff writer for Healthy Hearing Source: https://www.healthyhearing.com/report/52297-Debunking-the-top-five-hearing-aid-myths Thursday, October 2nd 2014 Hearing aids come with many misconceptions. Fear, or innocent ignorance, or both, prevents many people from buying hearing aids when they need them. But the truth is hearing aids are a common treatment for hearing loss ,

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August/September 2014 Download PDF of Article The Importance of Ear Protection During the Summer Buffalo Hearing & Speech is joining the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) in urging people to use sound judgment and earplugs this summer! The single bang of a firecracker at close range can permanently damage hearing in an instant. Buffalo Hearing & Speech and BHI are encouraging

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By Dr. Madan N. Kandula TODAY contributor updated 8/10/2011 9:30:33 AM ET Listen up — lean in if you have to: Hearing loss is a big problem in the U.S., and not just for old folks anymore. In fact, one in five American teenagers has hearing loss , a recent study showed. Worried your hearing is deteriorating? Dr. Madan Kandula,

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By Dr. Madan N. Kandula TODAY contributor updated 8/10/2011 9:30:33 AM ET Listen up — lean in if you have to: Hearing loss is a big problem in the U.S., and not just for old folks anymore. In fact, one in five American teenagers has hearing loss , a recent study showed. Worried your hearing is deteriorating? Dr. Madan Kandula,

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