Monthly Archives: May 2014

Industry News Roundup | Better Hearing & Speech Month

As Better Hearing & Speech Month comes to an end, here is an overview of some of the audiology and hearing loss articles in the news this month. Sleep Apnea Tied to Hearing Loss According to a study published by … Continue reading

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How It’s Made | The Development of a Hearing Aid

By Charlotte T. Jespersen, M.A. Hearing aid development is a complicated process that involves much more than simply putting a case around electrical components. The process involves a cross-disciplinary team of experts – including an audiologist, acoustician, electronics engineer, mechanical … Continue reading

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Veteran Hearing Loss: A Silent Sacrifice

Hearing loss is one of the most common military service-related injuries. In fact, a report from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimated that more than 59,000 military personnel are on disability for hearing loss from Operation Iraqi … Continue reading

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Community | Mission Trip to Antigua

Next month, the Audiology department at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) will make its fourth trip to Antigua, Guatemala, to provide donated ReSound hearing aids to local residents with hearing loss. In Guatemala, 75% of the population is … Continue reading

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ReSound in the News | Small. Sleek. Smart.

“Today’s hearing aids are not just smaller and sleeker, they’re also smarter,” says Wall Street Journal Digits reporter, Jenny Marc. These three “S”s sum up ReSound LiNXTM perfectly. Hearing aid users are looking for a discreet solution that helps them … Continue reading

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A Hearing Aid I Can Use With My iPhone? That’s Just the Beginning…

Mark Palmer is a 64-year-old businessman who has worn hearing aids for almost 20 years. He likely did some damage listening to loud music and chainsaws, along with spending time on manufacturing floors and around small airplanes. His situation is … Continue reading

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Does Your Mom Have Hearing Loss?

Talking to a loved one about their hearing loss isn’t always easy. This Mother’s Day, ReSound’s Director of Marketing Communications, Jennifer Seelman, sat down with her mom to talk about her mom’s hearing loss and how hearing aids have improved … Continue reading

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Au.D Insights – Erica Koehler

Erica Koehler, Au.D,  is an audiologist in ReSound Global Audiology in the area of research and development.  Her role is primarily working with fitting software. She works with the fitting software team during development by answering questions and helping to … Continue reading

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“The Top Ten Things I Love About My New ReSound LiNX!”

Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists of Wisconsin recently shared with us this great reaction to ReSound LiNX from one of their patients, Stephanie Cowling. She says, “I would recommend these hearing aids to anyone! It [ReSound LiNX] really is an … Continue reading

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Hearing Education & Awareness | May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

36 million Americans have hearing loss, but only 1 in 5 people who could benefit from a hearing aid actually wears one. Each May the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) promotes Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) to raise awareness … Continue reading

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