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News Story #703

Kirk Larson Mat Mattis Ed Anthony Paul Martin GN ReSound Kirk Larson has been appointed regional director of the central territory of the US market. His role will be to manage 13 states within his r

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News Story #694

PUBLICATIONS Career Brochure The Audiology Foundation of America, West Lafayette, IN, has developed a new brochure entitled Audiology: A Doctoring Profession. The brochure provides answers to commonly asked questions such as: What is a doctor of

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News Story #673

Real-Ear/Hearing Aid Analyzer Audioscan, Dorchester, Canada, introduces its Audioscan® Verifit® VF-1 real-ear/hearing aid analyzer, a desktop system designed to allow quick and accurate evaluation of all types of hearing instruments, including dig

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News Story #672

Three professional journals merge to form International Journal of Audiology London— Plans have been finalized to create a new professional journal, the International Journal of Audiology (IJA), by merging three well

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Vision Loss and Counseling Strategies for the Elderly

Attending to patients who have both vision problems and hearing loss is an everyday occurrence for hearing care professionals. This article offers a discussion of the most common types of vision problems, explains what these patients can and cannot see, and offers advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of aural rehabilitation efforts when dealing with these patients.

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Hearing Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Today’s headlines are replete with warnings about the coming “tidal wave” of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Yet, little is currently being done to understand the correlation between presbycusis and the disease. This article looks at correlations between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease and suggests steps that need to be undertaken for these patients.