Profession

OTC: earbuds marketed as audio enhancing alternatives

OTC

OTC Doppler Lab
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CBS news recently ran an article on the tech start-up viewpoint concerning the new United States legislation on over-the-counter hearing devices.

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Oticon Hearing Foundation expands support to hearing care professional volunteers assisting hurricane victims

Hurricane Irma

Oticon hurricane Irma

As more communities experience unprecedented loss and devastation from the recent hurricanes, the Oticon Hearing Foundation has announced expanded relief efforts for the many adults and children with hearing loss who are affected.

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9th Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology

Call for applications

Judith Gravel fellowship
Judith Gravel

The Hear the World Foundation calls for applications for the ninth annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology.

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Hearing specialists warn of dangers of new hearing aid bill

OTC

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Hearing loss specialists across the United States are examining the changes that the new OTC bill will bring not only to their businesses, but also to their patients, reports Sentinel and Enterprise News, a daily newspaper published in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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New CDC report finds gaps in newborn hearing screening despite improvements

NHS

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The late August edition of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" has indicated that some newborns in the United States are still not being screened for hearing loss or congenital heart disease, reports WebMD.

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Ida Institute celebrates 10 years of person-centered care

Anniversary

10 years Ida Institute
Lise Lotte Bundesen ©Ida Institute

On September 1, the Ida Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2007, the Denmark-based non-profit has worked with hearing care professionals worldwide to enhance the quality of hearing care, specializing in the development of methods and counseling tools based on person-centered care.

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Decision time in search for Europe's top hearing professional

AOTY 2017

Website of Audiologist of the Year
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Judging is now underway for this year’s Audiologist of the Year competition, with the event attracting hundreds of entries from across Europe.

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Audio Infos LATAM #58: Yes to implants -along with retraining

Magazine

Cover of Audio Infos LATAM issue 58
Cover of Audio Infos LATAM issue 58.

Summer issue of bilingual Audio Infos Latin America is already available on our renovated free-access digital platform.

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20th Oticon Audiology Summer Camp

Training

Oticon Summer Camp 2017 attendants

This year, the Oticon Audiology Summer Camp celebrates 20 years of providing graduate students in audiology with a unique opportunity to gain relevant, practical professional world knowledge and insights.

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Dr. Héctor Ruiz: “Implant indications on the increase”

Associations

Hector E. Ruiz at the IFOS
"Undoubtedly, one of the best ever fusions has been that of hearing aid technology with implants, because they complement each other" © K.H.M.

Cochlear implants have made a tremendous contribution since they were brought in for the only sense-related organ that can be replaced. This has proved a major revolution.

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