Awareness

Legislation for small number of deaf to serve in US Air Force

Awareness

A lawmaker is advocating new legislation that would enable a small number of hearing impaired people to serve in the US Air Force.

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Warning issued that half of Mexico suffers from hearing loss

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At least fifty percent of Mexicans over the age of 45 suffer from some kind of hearing damage, while diabetes, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, and obesity are risk factors which can trigger deafness.

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More than 80% of Chileans are unconcerned about their hearing health

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Spanish firm GAES has just released the results of a survey commissioned throughout Chile to gather data on hearing in the country. Among other aspects, the survey revealed a lack of concern and many bad habits.

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Cochlear Kids Camp: summer camp for young cochlear implant recipients

Awareness

Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) is once again organizing the Cochlear Kids Camp this summer to bring together cochlear implant recipients and their families from the US and other countries.

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Employers and employees not on the same page about noise at work

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New research sponsored by EPIC Hearing Healthcare has shown that employers and employees have very different perceptions about workplace noise.

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Damage to hearing: Brazilian hearing professionals on the ball

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As we all know, when a sports match gets exciting, you can really hear it. And soccer is no exception, especially in one of the world’s greatest football nations, Brazil, and during the sport’s top event, the World Cup.

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A little Colombian boy tuned in to World Cup "vibes"

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Guillermo Andrés Herreño Díaz, fervent admirer of the Colombian national football team.

The passion of the Brazil 2014 World Cup has been alive and well in Colombia, where big boys and little boys have been glued to what is going on in Brazil.

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Brazilian hearing problems

Awareness

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With the World Cup currently taking place in Brazil, much attention is being focused on the South American country. Whilst the residents enjoy the festival of football, the noise of daily life is contributing to hearing issues in Brazil.

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