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1 hr ago | Daily Star

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Steve Watson, 43, was working as an audiologist at London's St Thomas' Hospital when he wrote Before I Go To Sleep.

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4 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

Now Hear This: "Hello Phone" Telescopic Ear Trumpet Sounds Good, Looks Silly

Having solved all other problems, Japan has re-invented the ear trumpet. The so-called "Hello Phone" from Konna Shop is actually a rebooted Speaking Tube, enabling those hard of hearing to carry on conversations in an otherwise normal manner.

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8 hrs ago | CNet News

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Medicine, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

12 hrs ago | Reuters

New test may predict worker hearing loss

Not everyone exposed to high noise levels at work experiences hearing loss as a result, and a new study suggests a simple test can predict which workers will be affected.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria, OSHA

16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Avatars make the Internet sign to deaf people

It is challenging for deaf people to learn a sound-based language, since they are physically not able to hear those sounds.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, World News, Germany, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Video: Watch this boy born deaf hear music for the first time

Auguste Majkowski, 3, reacts to music for the first time at home in Montreal after surgeons in Los Angeles implanted an auditory brainstem implant.

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WTVY Dothan

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Five to Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and four reappointments to the Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Medicine, Safety Harbor, FL

West Australian

Peter lauds end to sound of silence

The soft ticking of a wall clock, the clicking of heels on the pavement, the rustling of leaves - they are sounds most of us hear without even being aware of them.

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KSL-TV

Utah girl inspires Marvel comic featuring deaf hero

Hawkeye landed time on the big screen with Marvel's recent Avengers movies, but some fans may not know the arrow-wielding hero historically experienced severe hearing loss in the comic books.

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Rye and Battle Observer

Free hearing advice offered at Fairlight

A free hearing clinic is being held at Fairlight Village Hall on Friday September 5 from 10am To 12 noon People with NHS hearing aids can drop in and get their hearing aids cleaned and re-tubed and also collect fresh batteries free of charge.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Times-series.co.uk

People are invited to get a free hearing check.

It comes as part of The Great Big Hearing Check campaign, which was launched last week to help people detect hearing loss problems.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Complications of tube insertion in ears not worse for kids with cleft lip/palate

Children with cleft lip and/or palate have no worse complications from ventilation tube insertion in their ears to treat otitis media with effusion or acute otitis media , two conditions which can result in hearing loss.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Minot Daily News

Trinity audiologists to activate cochlear implant

A Devils Lake infant will get to hear his mom's voice for the first time Friday as Trinity Health audiologists activate the boy's newly implanted cochlear implant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Devils Lake, ND, Bismarck, ND

Medical Daily

8 Jobs That Cause Hearing Loss, And How To Protect Yourself Before Damage Starts

Hearing loss can cause isolation and depression, and certain jobs can put your ears in harm's way more than others.

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Illawarra Mercury

What happens to Felix without service?

As five-year-old Felix Williams prepares to start school next year, having access to the best, most up-to-date hearing equipment is vital.

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Ilkley Gazette

The Osmonds have a Whaler of a time at Guiseley fish and chip restaurant

The Osmonds dropped into the Weatherby Whaler to experience fish and chips in a traditional English restaurant.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Osmonds, Life, Food, English Cuisine, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Hearing dog is a life changer for Hobart woman

Ms Jacobovski started losing her hearing in her 30s and by the time she had reached 40 she was profoundly deaf.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

International Business Times

Your Hairdryer Could Make You Deaf, New Survey

A new survey has revealed that exposure to everyday noises can cause loss of hearing.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Canada, Medicine

InformationWeek

These are a Beta versions at best

I am on my 5th set of digital hearing aids in the last 20 years. This is the third set that work with my iPhone, and the connection is by far the most inconvienient.

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Related Topix: Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Taranaki Daily News

Ella's world opens up

Ella's mother Shai Ropiha said that usually it takes years for a deaf person to learn to turn towards sound.

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