Awareness

Study of live music venues in Australia

Prevention

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The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (HEARing CRC) recently announced a pilot study that will help to determine how live music venues in Australia can be more “hearing friendly”.

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Reminder of the dangers of earbud use to hearing

AWARENESS

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Zambia’s Daily Mail recently ran an article on the widespread use of earbuds by young people in the country and the potential dangers to their hearing.

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Hearing-impaired musician back on stage

SCDS

After suffering almost complete hearing loss, musician Joe Hannigan is finally back on playing form and recently joined Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers on stage.

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The hearing-aid guy: DJ Demers set on Conan

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Hearing loss among the top five health conditions facing the Middle East

Awareness

A special report on health issues in the Middle East recently showed that 1 in 25 people in the region has some degree of hearing loss.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation initiative in Sri Lanka

charity

The Starkey Hearing Foundation has launched a hearing aid project for the war-affected areas of north-east Sri Lanka, aimed at providing thousands of hearing aids.

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Hollywood startup joining forces with Starkey to provide hearing aids

partnership

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LSTN, a Hollywood-based company manufacturing headphones, has teamed up with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help provide hearing aids to people in need.

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Hearing-impaired children get their own superhero

awareness

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Today we post a brief published last November showing how valuable the work of cartoonists is. May this pay homage to the victims of yesterday’s attack in Paris. We are Charlie.

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Historic agreement on movie captioning in the USA

awareness

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Deaf and hard of hearing advocacy groups and the movie theater owners association have announced an agreement to make joint recommendations on captioning to the US Department of Justice.

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Focus on preventable hearing loss in India

awareness

According to an article in the New Indian Express, up to 50% of cases of hearing loss in India are preventable.

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