Profession

Celebrity attendees at the 2018 Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala

Event

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The Starkey Hearing Foundation recently held a Gala evening in St. Paul, Minnesota to draw attention to its work which involves providing hearing aids to people in need.

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Summer is here, and so is Audio Infos 120th issue

Audio Infos

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Cover of Audio Infos' new issue.

Most of the June/July issue of Audio Infos UK was dedicated to the recent AAA2018 conference in America, with an overview of the latest products and innovations on show and a report on the hot topics of discussion in the lecture halls and corridors.

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Choosing the right type of headphones

Report

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Consumer reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that works with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace, recently put the spotlight on selecting headphones that help prevent hearing loss.

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Ida Institute "Partners in Hearing: Learning Together"

Workshop

Ida Institute Learning Hall

The Ida Institute recently held a workshop bringing together people with hearing loss, hearing care professionals, and representatives of patient organizations.

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Spanish Association of Audiology and Hearing Care Sector (ANSAA) launched

Launch

ANSAA

ANSAA has been recently created in Spain as a non-profit organisation by Amplifon, Audifon, Cottet, GAES and Oticon.

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People fear effect on their hearing loss at the workplace

Workplace

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More than half of the people living with hearing loss feel they can’t be open about it in the workplace.

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Oticon launches website to promote knowledge and implementation in pediatric audiology

Pediatrics

Oticon announces the launch of KIPA to expand access to the resources of the knowledge and implementation in pediatric audiology.

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New NICE guidance on adult hearing loss published

Guideline

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The National Institute for Clinical Excellence have released the ‘Guidance on Hearing Loss in Adults: Assessment and Management’.

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New app to rate noise levels in restaurants

App

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A new app, called SoundPrint, has been developed to help people record sound levels at restaurants and to enable users to find a quiet restaurant by comparing sound levels.

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A new approach to hearing assessment for personnel in public safety

Noise

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A new method for assessing auditory fitness in people working in public safety areas, such as police and correctional services, was recently published in the journal Ear and Hearing, reports News-Medical.

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