April 19, 2020

PPP: So Far, Another Example Of The Rich Getting Richer?

Small Business Hearing Health Care Likely To Be Left Out In The Cold On Thursday, April 16, literally 14 days after the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) […]
April 6, 2020

Staying Open: Are You An Essential Service?

Hearing health care professionals across the country are in a tough spot regarding how they should operate their practices during this punishing pandemic.  At least one […]
March 2, 2020

Add Your Voice to World Hearing Day

By Dave Smriga, M.A., Vice-President, Corporate Communications, AUDNET Hearing Group World Hearing Day, sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) is held on March 3.  This […]
February 3, 2020

Opinion Article By Brandon Sawalich Emphasizes Role Of Professional Care

In an Op-Ed piece published on the Morning Consult website, Starkey President Brandon Sawalich discusses the importance of hearing care professionals to the process of diagnosing and […]
January 7, 2020

H.R 3: Evidence of a Burgeoning New Reality?

by David J. Smriga, M.A.* “H.R. 3’s current language promotes a bias – intended or not – that mild-to-moderate hearing loss and severe-to-profound hearing loss are […]
November 22, 2019

A Delay In Getting Hearing Aids Can Mean More Than Hearing Trouble

A few years ago, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine gave us yet another reason to worry about getting Alzheimer’s disease and other […]
November 10, 2019

Hearing Aid Intervention Helps Individuals Gradually Adjust To Devices

When individuals wear their hearing aids for the first time, they are flooded with sounds they have not heard in months or years; yet, previous research […]
October 30, 2019

Hearing Aids May Reduce Risk of Dementia, Depression and Falling

A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost 1 in 4 people in the United States […]
October 29, 2019

Why is the Brain Disturbed by Harsh Sounds?

Why do the harsh sounds emitted by alarms or human shrieks grab our attention? What is going on in the brain when it detects these frequencies? […]