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Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:00

Tinnitus, commonly referred to as "ringing in the ears," is a fairly common condition which affects 10-15% of the US population. 80% of those individuals also suffer from hearing loss. These numbers have led many hearing aid manufacturers to develop tinnitus solutions that are incorporated into hearing aids.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 09:52

Just in time for the last games of the football World Cup in Brazil, Hear the World did the ultimate fan test: During the quarter finals on July 4-5, our colleagues Thiago Diniz (audiologist at Lapperre Brazil) and Talita Donini (audiologist at Phonak Brazil) used a digital sound level meter to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large public fan zone on iconic Vila Madalena in the center of Sao Paulo. Their theory?

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 17:52

Think age is the leading cause of hearing loss? Think again. Noise is in fact the primary driver behind hearing loss and it is significantly impacting the younger generations.

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:38

If you suspect you may have a hearing loss but have never had your hearing tested, a recent BBC radio program called “Hack My Hearing” provides a great look into what it’s like to have hearing loss and what to expect during a visit to an < ahref=

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 14:01

Last month we featured Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman and his unique perspective on having hearing loss.

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:44

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the Special Olympics Southern California Fall Games scheduled Dec. 13-15 in Irvine, athletes will receive a very special holiday gift…hearing. Phonak, the global leader in hearing instruments and the Hear the World Foundation have partnered with Special Olympics to help support the hearing needs among athletes.

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 12:44

Raising a deaf or hard of hearing child can bring unexpected challenges and gifts. Fortunately, help for hard of hearing children has come a long way in the last few decades. Today, more than 90% of all newborns are screened for hearing loss so that hard of hearing children can be identified earlier and can start receiving treatment to develop communication and language skills like children with normal hearing.

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 13:17

“When somebody tells me I can’t do something, all I do is say, ‘Watch me.’

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:38

Body mass index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s height and weight. It is typically used to estimate body fat and also assess whether someone may be at risk for health problems based on the weight category he or she falls into. Such health problems might include hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Thu, 12/05/2013 - 12:50

Many hearing aids on the market claim to be invisible.


9 out of 10 customers are “very satisfied” with Lyric's sound qualityrBased on a survey of 100 patients who had worn Lyric for at least 30 days

Lyric is off the charts as far as clarity and crispness. I feel like I don’t have hearing loss. I feel pretty much as good as I’ve ever felt about my hearing. - Cookie, Lyric Wearer

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