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Eko Stethoscope Helps Doctors With Hearing Loss

Eko Devices, Inc., has an amplified high-tech stethoscope that also performs instant electrocardiograms.

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Adam Savage: Hearing Aids

Adam Savage, a well-known Hollywood special effects creator and TV host, says hearing aids have changed his life.

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Invisible Hearing Aid Maker Eargo Recruits All-Star Talent

Invisible hearing aid maker Eargo recruited top software, marketing, and finance executives who previously worked at Apple, Visa, and Tesla.

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Costco to Sell Philips Hearing Aids from Demant

Demant's partnership with Philips hearing aids appears to be getting off to a fast start with a presence in Costco hearing centers across the U.S.

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Does Chocolate Prevent Hearing Loss and Tinnitus?

A nationwide research study in Korea concluded that eating chocolate can help prevent hearing loss.

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Phonak Marvel Bluetooth Hearing Aids Power Sonova Success

The successful launch of Phonak Marvel hearing aids with universal Bluetooth connectivity helped Sonova Group post increases in revenue and profit...

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Live Caption on Google's Android Q is a Killer App

Google's Live Caption feature with the new Android Q phone is a killer app that may entice iPhone users to switch.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation Turns Attention to Global Hearing Health

The Starkey Hearing Foundation has moved beyond donating hearing aids to investing in hearing healthcare infrastructure in developing countries.

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Philips Launches Hearlink Hearing Aids Globally

Philips is entering the global hearing aid market with technology supplied by Demant.

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New Hearing Aid Tech at #AAAConf19

YouTube star Dr. Cliff, AuD, takes you on a video tour of the latest and greatest in hearing aids at the annual AAA Conference.

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Sandy Brandmeier Assumes Role of President, Sonova USA

Sandy Brandmeier has stepped up to the role of President of Hearing Instruments Wholesale for Sonova USA.

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Oticon Rolls Out Next-Generation Opn Hearing Aids

Oticon launched its next-generation Opn S hearing aid along with a new, premium-performance Opn Play hearing aid for children.

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A Design Revolution Drives Hearing Aid Sales

A technology and design revolution is transforming your grandfather's hearing aids into attractive consumer products that appeal to buyers of any age.

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Lantos Launches Next-Generation 3D Ear-Canal Scanner

Lantos Technologies is introducing an improved version of its FDA-approved digital ear canal scanner that scans the patient's entire ear in a...

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First Look at the Bose Hearing Aid

Hearing Tracker has gotten a first look at the FDA's documentation for the Bose self-fitting hearing aid.

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Veterans Sue 3M Over Defective Ear Plugs

Veterans are suing 3M over defective earplugs they say are responsible for causing permanent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

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Advanced Bionics Makes Cochlear Implants Bluetooth-Compatible

Advanced Bionics is opening up the world of wireless, hands-free iPhone and Android smartphone connectivity to its cochlear implant patients for...

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Widex Boosts Performance of its Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Widex announced it has improved the performance and flexibility of its rechargeable hearing aids with the Second-Generation ZPower Rechargeable...

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Signia Signs Brian Taylor to Help Market its Hearing Aids

Brian Taylor, AuD, has joined the company as Director, Scientific and Product Marketing to help market its high-end hearing aids in the...

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Hearing Tracker Helps Consumers Find Affordable Hearing Aids in their Neighborhoods

Hearing Tracker has launched the first hyper-local online service to connect hearing aid shoppers with affordable local hearing aid fittings—now...

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Signia Adds Wireless Connectivity to Ultra-Slim Styletto Hearing Aids

Sivantos has upgraded its popular ultra-slim rechargeable Signia Styletto hearing aids to provide wireless audio from smartphones and other...

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Widex and Sivantos Create WS Audiology, World's Third-Largest Hearing Aid Company

Widex and Sivantos have completed their merger, creating a new global hearing aid company with a new name—WS Audiology. With combined revenues of...

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CVS to Close Hearing Aid Centers

Hearing Health and Technology Matters (HHTM) is reporting that global drugstore giant CVS has decided to close all its hearing centers.

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GN Hearing Reports Market-Share Gain in 2018

GN Hearing's ReSound and Beltone hearing aid brands continued to build momentum in 2018 on the strength of products based on its new chip...

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Cochlear Ltd. Cashes in on Made-for-Smartphone Hearing Tech

Made-for-smartphone hearing-aid technology is helping Cochlear Ltd. sell more cochlear implants.

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Oticon's Opn S Hearing Aids Improve Speech-in-Noise Understanding

Today's announcement of its second-generation Opn S hearing aids, Oticon says it has come closer to the goal of enabling people with hearing loss...

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iHear Medical To Offer Hearing-Aid

Responding to the clamor for more affordable hearing-loss help, iHear Medical is planning to offer consumers pay-as-you go subscriptions for its...

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WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the...

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How Will the Widex-Sivantos Merger Impact Hearing-Aid Buyers and Sellers?

Is this merger good or bad for hearing aid consumers and the hearing health professionals who serve them?

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Meet the Deaf Developer Behind Google's  Live Transcribe App

Google's new Live Translate app may actually be the real-time speech-to-text transcription technology we've been waiting for. See for yourself as...

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Google Gets Serious About Hearing Loss Help

Google's new Sound Amplifier app Live Transcribe voice-to-text translation app aim to attract even die-hard iOS users to its Android smartphones...

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Lively Sells and Supports ReSound Hearing Aids Online

Direct-to-consumer Lively hearing aids offer comprehensive teleaudiology services, including web-based testing and face-to-face videoconferences...

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Alango’s BeHear Hearables Take On Bose Hearphones

Alango's $249 BeHear NOW headsets compete with $499 Hearphones from Bose.

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Are Hearables Ready for Prime Time Yet?

The demise of two well-funded “hearable” manufacturers raises the question of when this new product category will take off.

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