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Our good friends at Hearing Tracker asked us to ask our readers to take this very brief survey on how long their


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Time to buy Sonova: Over-reacting to a sluggish European market, a slightly softer–than–expected earning report caused Sonova Holdings (SOON.S;


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In what can only be described as a case of yet another European business overpaying for American


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With great sadness we report the sudden passing yesterday of Dr John Niparko, one of the very finest CI surgeons


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Where Have All the Ear Infections Gone? Author Perri Klass MD discusses the factors leading to the downward


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Four Simple Inexpensive & Free Steps To Speed Up Your Hearing Device Programming PC

 Nothing is more frustrating to a hearing aid or CI patient than


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Former Starkey CEO Jerry Ruzicka just filed a whistleblower lawsuit, claiming owner


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the drum for residual hearing preservation after


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This article excerpts parts of the Pew Research Report "From Telephone


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the proverbial drum for the benefits of


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BREAKING IN THE HEARING BLOG: FBI Raids Former Starkey Prez Jerry Ruzicka's Home
Sonova made a Big Splash here at The Hearing Blog, introducing the first 2.4


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Today's Guest Article is on 2.45 gHz streaming audio by


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In a previous article we stated you want to assure your surgeon will be


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Former Starkey President Jerry Ruzicka and Operations VP filed their wrongful termination lawsuits Friday, and


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Some confusion surrounds the story we broke last Friday on the criminal money laundering


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Some confusion surrounds the story we broke last Friday on the criminal money laundering probe


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In early June as the full picture was emerging


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Buried on page 3 of this EE Times article on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) on their 10nM prep & 16


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Thirty Million Words book signing in Chicago by Dana Suskind MD will be on Monday, September 21, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:30


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Wednesday September 9th was an eventful day at Starkey when Bill Austin's stepson Brandon Sawalich engineered a palace


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Starkey fires President Jerry Ruzicka, Senior VP of Operations Keith Guggenberger, CFO Scott Nelson,


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Today’s article is written by Peter Phua, M.D., a graduate of McMaster University’s medical program. This is


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Editor’s Note: We had a publishing bug; so please see Guest Article: What Are The Most Common Tinnitus Frequencies?

Our 3,000 word article on Selecting a CI Surgeon where Best Practices are discussed has generated quite a


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The Apple Watch has been a huge success for people interested in keeping up with their health,


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Today's Guest Article "Why Invisible Hearing Aids Don't Make You Happy" by Gianluca Trombetta is on


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The Digital “Moore’s Law” radio we first reported on in


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“On day one of medical school we learned that you have to respect


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Hiring a cochlear implant surgeon for yourself or your child is just as important as selecting the right implant manufacturer, as


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New economic analysis by UNT Professor Amyn Amlani published in the euphemistically-titled "Assessing the Validity of


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The Clinton Foundation's sleaze has extended to well-known hearing charity: We simply present the documentation and photos, and let the reader draw his or her own conclusions…


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GN ReSound shipped version 3.8.1 of their Aventa programming software to upgrade the firmware for the


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You get your vision & dental health checked annually, so shouldn’t you get your hearing health checked every year as well? May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, and almost every hearing care professional offers free screenings as


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Distinguished University of Tennessee Audiology researcher Anna K Nabelek PhD passed away Saturday, May 2nd at the age of 81. From her obituary in the Knoxville News-Sentinal: Anna [Karczewska-Nabelek] graduated with a Ph.D. degree in acoustics from


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The Hearing Blog accepts no advertising so we can accurately report our findings without our judgment being clouded by financial considerations, such as retribution by advertisers other publications may face. While researching an article on selecting a


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In a previous article on selecting the appropriate Phonak Roger receiver, we urged that all hearing impaired children use FM or digital Remote Mic technology to give them the improved signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio to increase their listening ease, hence


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After we published our article on how we believe the new MarkeTrak 9 survey is a “steaming pile


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The Hearing Industries Association trade group's Better Hearing Institute didn't like the results former director Sergei Kochkin PhD was finding in his MarkeTrak 1 through 8 research using a panel of 60,000 homes via the well-respected


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We at The Hearing Blog see some pretty dumb things in our travels, but this one out of Chicago where the pediatric audiologist uses an airtight-sealed earmold on a brand new Med-El Sonnet CI speech processor takes the


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Susac Syndrome1, 2, 10-15  is an extremely rare (1 in 6 million) autoimmune disease which attacks the smallest blood vessels in the cochlea, retina, and brain, causing these vessels to become blocked. This decreased blood flow causes


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Several weeks ago our longtime friend Dr Bob Martin published the very helpful How to Design a “Maximum Hearing” Program for Sharon the schoolteacher who has a moderately severe hearing loss; but it’s worth deconstructing just why Sharon


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Lots of Good Stuff coming out today from Advanced Bionics, Phonak, and Med-El: Advanced Bionics will finally add


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We have now received the third confirmation Starkey is selling their hearing aids in the 10 South Korean Costco dispensing locations, at least up to May of 2014 — And significantly after Bill Austin publicly said he wouldn’t.


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We at The Hearing Blog have confirmed through multiple sources


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Does Starkey owner Bill Austin believe the media and his customers are stoopid, and expect that we at The


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We at The Hearing Blog recommend FM or digital “spouse mic” assistive listening device (ALD) use for all hearing impaired people, so it warmed our hearts when our friends at AudiologyOnline.com offered three outstanding webinars presented by Linda Thibodeau


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