News & Updates from the Hearing Loss Industry

Hearing and medical professionals world-wide contribute information to our understanding of hearing loss and hearing health. Click on a link below to browse recent industry news.

Noise Exposure & Hearing Loss

in Signs & Symptoms, Industry News

Noise exposure in the workplace and away from it can damage your hearing and cause permanent hearing loss.

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How Your Brain Adapts to Hearing Loss

in Hearing Health, Industry News

Researchers have pinpointed the specific part of the brain that older adults rely on to differentiate speech sounds in background noise.

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Direct-to-Consumer Sale of Hearing Aids

in Hearing Aids, Ask An Audiologist, Industry News

It is the position of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) that the direct-to-consumer sale of hearing aids seriously compromises consumer safety, satisfaction and successful use of these devices.

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People with Untreated Hearing Loss Earn Less

in Industry News

People with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in salary and wages annually, depending on their degree of hearing loss, according to the latest national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI).

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Types of hearing loss prevention products

in Hearing Health, Industry News

Disposable plugs are placed inside the ear canal to block out noise. They are commonly made of

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Preventing Hearing Loss in Musicians – Ear Plugs & Monitors

in Signs & Symptoms, Industry News, Tips

Even sounds we enjoy can cause noise-induced hearing loss, but they don't have to! You can protect your hearing as a musician with the right tools and preventive measures.

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What is the difference between an Audiologist and a Hearing Instrument Specialist?

in Hearing Health, Ask An Audiologist, Industry News

Audiologists are regulated health care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat and manage hearing loss and other hearing-related disorders.

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