Awareness

US Market: moves for less expensive hearing aids

AWARENESS

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The New York Times’s health column recently published a piece on why only 20% of Americans with hearing loss use hearing aids. The main obstacle: the price.

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WHO outlines ways of preventing and mitigating childhood hearing loss

Awareness

As part of World Hearing Day 2016, with the theme “Childhood hearing loss: act now, here’s how”, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a report outlining the current situation, the causes and impact of hearing loss, and strategies for prevention and care.

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Album launched by the British Tinnitus Association

Tinnitus

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Launched on 4th March, “I Am The One In Ten” is a compilation album produced by BTA under the guidance of DJ, Producer and BTA Ambassador Eddy Temple Morris.

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Awareness campaign in Europe for WHO International Ear Care Day

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Awareness

Three large organizations in the area of hearing health and hearing aids have come together to launch a pan-European awareness campaign as part of the World Health Organization’s International Ear Care Day, reports Hear-it.

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Focus on prevention of hearing loss in military personnel

Awareness

The Marine Corps Times reports on a recent initiative aimed at promoting hearing health among military personnel.

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25th February: Celebrating Cochlear Implants

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Awareness

25th February is International Cochlear Implant Day and companies, charities, implant centres and implant wearers across the UK celebrate.

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Mark Ronson shows his support for the BTA

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Campaign

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is delighted to announce that renowned Music Producer Mark Ronson, has become an Ambassador for its new tinnitus prevention campaign Plug’em.

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Families together for the festive season and hearing among the elderly

Seniors

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GoLocal24, a local digital news and information group, looks at the psychology behind talking about hearing loss with elderly members of the family.

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Regular noise exposure in the work environment and hearing loss

Awareness

India’s Healthsite.com takes a look at the risk of damage to hearing in the occupational setting, an increasing problem in the country according to the article’s sources.

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Keeping noise down during Hindu festival of Diwali

Noise

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The Indian government’s Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recently released data showing that noise levels are above the prescribed limits in the day and at night during the Hindu festival of Diwali, reports Mail Online India.

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