Awareness

Stanford Medicine magazine focuses on the importance of listening and hearing

Publication

Listening and Hearing
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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

million ear
Photo: © Cochlear

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

Jason Brügger
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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

Noise in NYC
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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

Empty restaurant
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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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Bruce Springsteen becomes an ambassador for conscious hearing

Campaign

Bruce Springsteen for the Hear the World Foundation
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Cision PRWeb reports that the Hear the World Foundation has a new ambassador who needs no introduction: Bruce Springsteen.

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The effects of a noisy workplace: beyond hearing loss

Prevention

Protection from noise
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A recent study carried out by the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has found that loud noise in the workplace is associated with high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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Apple proposes new emoji representing people with disabilities

Initiative

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USA Today reports that Apple Inc. has outlined a series of emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities, according to a proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium.

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Online tool to help music fans take care of their hearing health

Earplugs

Reviews of more than 20 high-fidelity earplugs have been compiled into a single interactive website, making it easier for people to enjoy live music without fear of damaging their hearing.

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The Hearing Care Centre of Colchester (THCC) support hearing dogs

Charity

HCCC of Colchester
Dr. Danielle Glista

The Hearing Care Centre of Colchester (Vicki Skeels) presented a cheque for £2,215 to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in February. The amount was raised over two successful charity events held during 2017 – a Golf Day in September and Charity Quiz Night held last November.

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