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Linking Untreated Hearing Loss and Depression

[Wellness Corner] Linking Untreated Hearing Loss and Depression By Christine Jones, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Vice President Imagine not hearing someone during a conversation, especially in a noisy environment, like a restaurant. The awkwardness of having to ask the person continually to repeat what they said raises your embarrassment level until you stop asking. Finally, what […]

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Understanding the Impact of Long-term Music Appreciation and Hearing

Understanding the Impact of Long-term Music Appreciation and Hearing By Nicole Klutz, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Manager During the 2018 3rd Annual Music Induced Hearing Disorders Conference, I joined the company of audiologists, acoustic engineers, musicians and researchers in Chicago to discuss and review music-induced hearing disorders. For a long time the acoustic and hearing industry has […]

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Understanding Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children

Understanding Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children By Whitney Adamson, Phonak Product Manager, Marketing In just four decades, our understanding of Unilateral Hearing Loss (UHL) in children has grown tremendously, aided in part by the widespread implementation of universal newborn hearing screenings, which allow for earlier identification. At the same time, there is still so much to […]

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From the Desk of Barb and Jason

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A Discussion on Rechargeable From the Desk of … Barb VanSomeren, Phonak VP of Marketing, and Jason Mayer, Phonak VP of Commercial Sales Did you know that rechargeability is one of the top features patients desire in a hearing aid? In this video, Barb VanSomeren and Jason Mayer discuss more about rechargeable hearing aids and […]

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Understanding the Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Wellness Corner: Understanding the Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline By Christine Jones, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Vice President June is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, making it a perfect opportunity to reflect on what we know — and don’t know — about the link between cognition and hearing. Here’s what we do know: Around 50% of people […]

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Provide Healthcare That Goes Beyond Hearing Loss

Inside FCC: Provide Healthcare That Goes Beyond Hearing Loss By Nicole Klutz, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Manager Cognition and hearing loss. These two topics have been in the spotlight over the past year with ongoing research continuing to point to a potential connection or causal relationship between them. Johns Hopkins has completed numerous studies that have […]

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