The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA) is hosting its 20th Annual Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®) April 8-15, 2018. Thank you to more than 400 health partners who screened more than 35,000 individuals in 2017. HNCA looks forward to another successful year of teaming up with hospitals, medical & dental clinics worldwide to provide [...]
May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month; Oklahoma-Based Audiologist Offers Simple Steps To Protect Your Hearing for a Lifetime (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – May 3, 2017) With more than half of Americans who experience noise-induced hearing loss not working in noisy jobs, the spotlight turns to what Americans are doing in their leisure time. May [...]
According to an announcement from UC San Francisco (UCSF), a study of patient electronic medical records and genome sequences from adults with age-related hearing impairment by researchers at UCSF and Kaiser Permanente Northern California, has identified two genetic variations linked to age-related hearing loss. A paper on the study, which was led by Thomas Hoffmann, [...]
Researchers from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have found that sea anemones, which have remarkable regenerative properties that allow them to rebuild the missing halves of their bodies when they tear themselves in two during reproduction, may be the key to repairing damaged hair cells in the inner ears of mice. In a recent [...]
Norman Transcript readers voted OKLAHOMA HEARING CENTER, 2016 Best Hearing Aid Service We are very proud of our Norman clinic audiologists and staff. A+ great team! Staff: Front Row (seated) KeLee Wheeler, AuD, Kayla Silvey, AuD Middle: Eva Saffer, PhD. Audiologists Back Row: Donna Stufflebean, Trina Bonham and Sherilyn Suchy. Visit [...]
See how two very different people handle their work life with hearing loss. Nate is a customer service specialist who interacts with the public all day long; Tim is a senior product manager for a large corporation.
The audiogram is a graph showing the results of the pure-tone hearing tests. It illustrates the type, degree, and configuration of hearing loss. The frequency or pitch of the sound is referred to in Hertz (Hz). The intensity or loudness of the sound is measured in decibels (dB). The responses are recorded on [...]
Why get hearing aids? An estimated 36 million adults in the U.S. have some form of hearing loss. Many people seek out hearing aids because their family members or friends have told them they think they might have hearing loss. Sometimes it's hard for people to get past the stigma and admit they're suffering [...]