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Why Are Hearing Aids So Expensive?

Oct 20 2017

Experts don’t know exactly why hearing aids are still so costly, except that companies continue to invest in improvements, and fees usually cover the services of a highly trained audiologist.

Hidden hearing loss: Loud noises are more dangerous previously thought

Sep 20 2017

By Malcolm Ritter
Associated Press

Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called "hidden hearing loss."

CDC Resources for Disaster Recovery Efforts

Sep 1 2017

Because many of you work with personnel who directly interact with residents, or with personnel who help in recovery efforts, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is sharing a few documents that can be directly shared with affected people and recovery workers. These documents will help people avoid illness and injury from mold, improper use of generators, and other post-storm hazards:

Autonomous For All Of Us: Challenge for #AccessibleOlli

Jul 31 2017

LM Labs just posted a new project that you might be interested in!

At CES 2017, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation, IBM and Local Motors launched an initiative to make Olli, Local Motors’ autonomous cognitive bus, the world’s most accessible transportation vehicle, #AccessibleOlli. Over the past few months, we have held several workshops, hackathons and other outreach events to develop a better understanding of the transportation requirements for people of all ages and abilities.