Month: September 2006

BHI Documentary on Hearing Loss to Air on PBS

Vinton Cerf, PhD, a computer pioneer who is now Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist, urges viewers to stop ignoring hearing problems in a Better Hearing Institute (BHI) documentary that began airing on public television affiliate stations in August.

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Earmolds and Hearing Aid Shells: A Tutorial

The last in a series of articles on one of the most critical—and problematic—parts of the hearing instrument fitting process. Part 5 looks at the process of manufacturing earmolds and earshells, with particular emphasis on new digital shell manufacturing technology.

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NIDCD-Supported Scientist Receives Presidential Award

rnNational Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), Washington, DC, grantee Nace Golding, PhD, has received the highest government honor for outstanding scientists or engineers who are beginning independent careers, the 2005 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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