Awareness

AirPods as inexpensive hearing aids in iOS 12

Hearables

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As part of its focus on accessibility, Apple is planning to support AirPods as a listening tool when paired with an iPhone.

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Ensuring captioned telephone services for people with hearing loss

IP CTS

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The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently approved a change to the Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) to ensure that this communications service remains available for people with hearing loss, reports the Telecom Reseller.

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Taking hearing loss into account at dental practices

Dental professionals

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Specialist resource for dental professionals, DentristryiQ recently ran an article on how dental professionals can take into account the different circumstances of people with hearing loss and how to best communicate with them.

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Noise exposure: new second-hand smoke issue

Awareness

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Although noise exposure is not a new area of concern, it appears that more and more people are paying attention to the problem.

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Oticon study takes on the restaurant dilemma

Noise

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A just-released Oticon study of 50 restaurants in 10 top foodie markets found that on average during peak Saturday dining hours, diners were subjected to noise levels around 79 decibels.

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Stanford Medicine magazine focuses on the importance of listening and hearing

Publication

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The new spring issue of the Stanford Medicine magazine has taken a closer look at the importance of listening and hearing, and how new discoveries in audiology could improve both.

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Cochlear Limited launches “See Sound Differently” video campaign

Initiative

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Cochlear Limited recently launched its “See Sound Differently” campaign for its annual MillionEar Challenge initiative, with the aim of bringing hearing health awareness to more than 1 million people during the month of May.

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Circus artist Jason Brügger supports people affected by hearing loss

Ambassador

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Sonova announces a cooperation with prominent Swiss aerialist Jason Brügger.

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NYC: tracking noise to turn down the volume

Urban noise

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Governing magazine, a leading media platform covering politics, policy and management for state and local government leaders in the United States recently ran an article on noise and what authorities can do about this.

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How to keep restaurants from becoming noise generators

Noise

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The Know, culture and entertainment site for Denver, Colorado, recently posted an interesting article on how important noise is becoming in the restaurant sector.

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