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Stars Strike a Pose to Promote Good Hearing for the 2015 Hear the World Calendar – 0.9 days ago

Striking photographs for a good cause.
Staefa, 13.11.2014 - What does photography and good hearing have to do with each other? Quite a lot in fact, as the 2015 Hear the…

Lack of Thyroid Hormone Blocks Hearing Development – 1.9 days ago

TAU researchers discover that a genetic form of deafness is due to absence of thyroid hormone.
Fatigue, weight gain, chills, hair loss, anxiety, excessive perspiration …

The Arc of Somerset County Honors Oticon, Inc. for Support of People with Disabilities – 2.9 days ago

SOMERSET, NJ   November 4 - The Arc of Somerset County recently honored Somerset-based Oticon, Inc, as a key partner that has helped to make employment for…

National Math Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students – 3.9 days ago

RIT has hosted popular contest for middle school students for eight years.
Middle school students can participate in Rochester Institute of Technology’s eighth annual Math…

AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus – 5.9 days ago

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released the first ever mutli-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical…

Unitron Named One of the 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for the Fifth Year – 1 week ago

Company highly ranked by employees for outstanding leadership and workplace culture.
November 6, 2014  Kitchener, Canada  Unitron, a global innovator of…

Improving Babies' Language Skills Before they're Even Old Enough to Speak – 1.1 weeks ago

A Rutgers researcher focuses infants on noticing the sounds that are most important.
In the first months of life, when babies begin to distinguish sounds that make up language…

Oticon Hearing Foundation Supports 2014 Project Amazon Audiologists on Humanitarian Mission to Benefit Brazil's Most Impoverishe – 1.3 weeks ago

SOMERSET, NJ October 29 - The Oticon Hearing Foundation will again underwrite the costs for Project Amazon, a unique humanitarian mission that will provide much-needed…

GW Physician Addresses Stigma against Patients and Providers with Disabilities – 1.4 weeks ago

Leana Wen, M.D., shares her personal experiences on sensitizing doctors to patients with disabilities in an essay published in Health Affairs.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2014)...

Universities Should Follow RIT's Role in Preparing Disabled Students for Work – 1.7 weeks ago

NOD kicks off National Disability Employment Awareness Month at RIT Career Fair.           
Rochester Institute of…

Starkey Hearing Technologies' Brandon Sawalich Named 2014 Emerging Leader in Health Care – 1.8 weeks ago

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2014 a?? Brandon Sawalich, senior vice president at Starkey Hearing Technologies, was named the winner of the Emerging Leader Award at the 2014…

Infant Cooing, Babbling Linked to Hearing Ability, MU Researcher Finds – 2 weeks ago

MU study reinforces the importance of early hearing interventions.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Infants’ vocalizations throughout the first year follow a set of predictable…

How Learning to Talk is in the Genes – Mon, Nov 3rd 2014

Researchers have found evidence that genetic factors may contribute to the development of language during infancy.
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Integrative…

Oticon Supports Breast Cancer Awareness & Research with $10,000 Donation – Sun, Nov 2nd 2014

More than 100 Employees Make Strides for Breast Cancer at America’s Largest Charity Walk.
SOMERSET, NJ  October 27 – On October 17, Oticon, Inc. celebrated the…

Viral Infection in Nose Can Trigger Bacterial Infection in the Ear – Sat, Nov 1st 2014

Middle ear infection (acute otitis media) is very common in young children. Now, a new study from the US suggests one of the triggers can be a viral infection in the nose.
The…

ASHA to Stress Early Detection of Communication Disorders at AAP Meeting – Thu, Oct 30th 2014

Message Comes on Heels of Pediatrics Study Indicating a 63% Increase in Speech Problems and 16% Rise in Hearing Problems in U.S. Children Since 2001-2002. “Wait and…

Hearing Loss Association of America to Celebrate 35th Anniversary – Tue, Oct 28th 2014

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), founded by Howard E. “Rocky” Stone, is the leading organization for people with hearing loss and has been providing solutions…

EEOC Chair Yang Calls for Renewed Effort to Hire People with Disabilities – Sun, Oct 26th 2014

White House Celebrates ‘Champions of Change’.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) Chair Jenny Yang spoke on Tuesday at a White House event…

RIT/NTID Student Changes Statewide Testing, Earns National Girl Scout Award – Fri, Oct 24th 2014

She’s one of 10 Girl Scouts to be honored nationwide with a $5,000 prize.
A second-year Rochester Institute of Technology student is receiving national recognition this…

Leading Advocate for Senior Citizens, the National Aging in Place Council Endorses the Audiology Patient Choice Act - H.R. 5304 – Wed, Oct 22nd 2014

Washington D.C. – The National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC), a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing information and resources that will help seniors remain…

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