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Pharmabro Smirks at Congress, 16 Indicted Over Oregon Occupation, More Aid Pledged for Syrians: P.M. Links

6 days agoNews : Reason

Famously loathed pharmabro Martin Shkreli today was confronted by the only people in America liked less than him: members of Congress. He refused to testify at a hearing about jacking up drug prices, invoked the Fifth Amendment, smirked...Show More Summary

Apple asks FCC to recognize Made For iPhone hearing aids to encourage accessibility innovation

Apple recently has filed a new document with the Federal Communications Commission in which it argues that Made for iPhone, or MFi, accessories should be acknowledged by the organization as alternatives for hearing aid compatibility compliance. Recently, the FCC has proposed that all phones and consumer wireless devices must be compatible with hearing aids. In […]

Apple Complains About FCC's Hearing Aid Push

Apple has filed comments with the FCC requesting the agency refrain from adopting new hearing aid rules. In November, the agency issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would require all phones to be accessible to people who use hearing aids or have cochlear implants. Show More Summary

How Hearing Aids Changed My Life at the Age of 27

After an adverse reaction to medication left me with Tinnitus (a constant ringing in your ears, it's lovely), I was put through a series of hearing tests. I sat in a vault-like room listening for beeps of varying volume. Afterward, they...Show More Summary

UTEP Professor Shows That Hearing Aids Improve Memory, Speech

A recent study by Jamie Desjardins, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the speech-language pathology program at The University of Texas at El Paso, found that hearing aids improve brain function in persons with hearing loss.

Want Toys With More Diverse Abilities? There's #ToyLikeMe For That

Elyse Wright, 3, holding her lamb Weesie Pal. Like her, it sports abone-anchored hearing aid that helps offset hearing loss forfrom microtia. (Courtesy Erin Wozniak) Last year, journalist and creativity consultant Rebecca Atkinson noticedastriking absence of disabled characters within her kids' massive toy collection, so she did a little digging;she discovered [...]

Flint Fallout: A Resignation, a Hearing and U.S. Aid

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

As President Obama announced that $80 million in aid would be available to Michigan, a regional E.P.A. official resigned and a congresswoman announced hearings on the tainted water.

There's A Video Game That Can Help Your Child's Hearing, Get The Details

A new app called Sound Scouts developed by cmee4 Productions and made in collaboration with the National Acoustic Laboratories is designed to help aid in recognizing hearing loss in kids at early ages, as well as identify and provide information to thwart any further hearing problems as they get older. Click To Continue Reading

How Apple’s wireless EarPods could change the way we hear everything

Recent reports suggest Apple might ship wireless, noise-canceling EarPods with the iPhone 7. From a hardware perspective, these headphones would be very similar to hearing aids. With the right feature set, these devices could change the way we hear digital audio and pave the way for transformative new audio experiences for everyone. Show More Summary

White House aide uses El Chapo in case to close Guantanamo

Speaking to reporters at a lunch hosted by Bloomberg, Rhodes says he doesn't hear similar safety concerns being expressed about plans to extradite Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the U.S., despite the fact that Guzman has escaped from Mexican prisons.

Among Dieselgate, Suggestions Of Economic Warfare, And How The Spoils Of War Aided Tesla

Volkswagen's Michael Horn at the hearings. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A leading German politician claimed yesterday that the U.S. government may be providing fire support for its automakers by aggressively targeting foreign competitors. This accusation caused outraged headlines in the U.S. It does, however, reflect broad thinking in Europe, and [...]

Questions for Audiologists

I was born deaf and have worn hearing aids since I was 2. I've had a cochlear implant for the last 10 years as well. As far back as I can remember, EVERY audiologist I've been to didn't know how to sign. Even the audiologist that was...Show More Summary

Best of 2015: Hearing Aid Connects Wirelessly with Apple Watch

Starkey Hearing Technologies Apple Watch-connected, wireless hearing tech will let those with hearing loss go about their day stigma-free

HAPPY TEARS! Baby Reacts As Hearing Aids Turn On And She Hears Her Mom!

If you need a little happy to jump-start your weekend, we’ve got your back. Five-month-old Corlena Cloyd was born with profound hearing loss in both ears. On Tuesday, she received

Paris Needs to take the "Climate" Out of "Climate Aid"

One of the things we’re hearing more and more about here in Paris is so-called “climate aid”. There has been a huge push from climate NGOs to convince rich countries to spend a fortune to help poor countries adjust to global warming. This term is a catch-all for money being [...]

Flashback: Hear Reba's Poignant 'John' Address AIDS Crisis

In 1988, the World Health Organization designated December 1st as first World AIDS Day. Just six years later in 1994, AIDS was the leading cause of death for all Americans aged 25 to 44. That same year viewers were tuning in — in record numbers — to watch MTV's The Real...

Shocking X-Ray Reveals How Puppy Chowed Down 10 Batteries

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This adorable puppy is lucky to be alive after chowing down on 10 hearing aid batteries. Cathy and Jim Bernard caught their 1-year old pup, Boogie, eating right through the packaging of the coin cells at their Houston-area home Nov. 19, according to a hospital press release. Show More Summary

Shocking X-Ray Reveals How Puppy Chowed Down 10 Batteries

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This adorable puppy is lucky to be alive after chowing down on 10 hearing aid batteries. Cathy and Jim Bernard caught their 1-year old pup, Boogie, eating right through the packaging of the coin cells at their Houston-area home Nov.Show More Summary

Officials: Man sold earbuds billed as hearing aids

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Joshua Miller is accused of selling hundreds of New York State employees earbuds, and then billed the state for $3,000 hearing aids

FCC Wants All Cell Phones Hearing Aid Compatible

3 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

The FCC today expanded the scale of hearing aid compatibility in cell phones to include IP-based communications, such as WiFi and VoLTE. AT&T and Verizon Wireless recently sought and received waivers to offer WiFi calling along with an alternate to the legacy technology called RTT (real-time text). Show More Summary

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