Monthly Archives: November 2014

Hearing Loss Around the World

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 5% of the World’s population (360 million) has disabling hearing loss. Latin American and the Caribbean account for 9% of global hearing loss, but the highest prevalence is found in the … Continue reading

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ReSound Gives Sound to a Deserving Florida Teenager

It took just one phone call to remind Angela Waite, Audiologist at ENT Specialty Care Center at Physicians Regional in Naples, FL, why she does business with ReSound. Alan Dimmitt, Founder of Liberty Youth Ranch in Bonita Springs called Angela … Continue reading

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Tinnitus: An Injury that Rings True for Veterans

According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, tinnitus is the number one service-related injury among veterans, followed closely by hearing loss. And the problem isn’t going away. In fact, the Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE) recently stated that … Continue reading

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Everyday Sounds and How They Affect Your Hearing

Did you know that sounds louder than 85 dB can permanently damage your hearing?  Of the roughly 40 million Americans suffering from hearing loss, 10 million can be attributed to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).  Loud noises can cause immediate hearing … Continue reading

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