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This is a very sweet commercial was made by a Miracle-Ear Franchise up in Wisconsin.
If you find yourself in the same situation call us @ 1-877-4My-Ears
The National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS) announced that Katie Isgriggs of Potosi, Missouri has successfully
completed the NBC-HIS National Competency Examination. Passing this exam grants the hearing health professional the designation Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. This designation attests to Ms. Isgriggs experience, dedication, professionalism and commitment to quality care
to the hearing impaired.
The national Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences is a certifying agency fully accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies in Washington, DC. The Commission is the nation’s only organization that sets, applies and promotes comprehensive standards for credentialing professions and occupations.
Here is a link to a very interesting radio interview from NPR. Dr. Alicia Quesnal of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary talks about hearing loss in patients that were victims of the Boston tragedy.
Stay safe, have fun, and protect those ears!
From the Hearing Review.
Many third person documentaries have been produced about cochlear implant recipients. Now, an Oxford University student in the United Kingdom has produced a first person documentary that shares her experience of hearing the world through a cochlear device.
The video was made by cochlear implant recipient Helen Willis, who starts by briefly explaining the technical aspects of an Advanced Bionics’ cochlear device. But that’s only a small part of the video’s 9 minute length.
Most of the video shares Ms Willis’ life with the implant, which she received after contracting meningitis as a child.
May is national “Better Hearing Month”. We believe that hearing health and education is important at all ages. In honor of this, Miracle-Ear reached out to the local school districts to participate in a coloring contest. We would like to thank all of the participating schools, we received over 120 entries!
All entries received a prize. As well as, eight 3rd place winners were awarded a free ice cream from Dairy Queen. Six 2nd place winners received a free bowling at West Park Lane Bowling Alley. The winner of first place received a new Nintendo 3DS!
Have you had your hearing checked recently? Stop by our offices today for a FREE hearing test!
And while you are contemplating when you should stop by, read this inspiring article about a boy with hearing loss who defied odds and won a scholastic reading award!
May is Better Hearing Month across the nation and that means we here at Miracle-Ear in Southeast Missouri are gearing up for an exciting month of educating school children about how they can keep their hearing safe. We are kicking off our campaign with a coloring contest, open to children under the age of 10. This contest will highlight the benefits of practicing healthy hearing in a fun and exciting setting!
This is a great post from the Better Hearing Blog written by Sergei Kochkin
Despite years of graphic anti-smoking campaigns and public smoking bans, people continue to light up – especially at home, where more than half of American children and teenagers are exposed to secondhand smoke. Scientists believe that passive smoke either causes or exacerbates lung cancer, asthma, learning disabilities, heart disease and other conditions and now a new study now finds that teenagers exposed to tobacco smoke may also have significant hearing loss – and not even know it. Here is, a brief guide: