Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Blast from the Past

Since Mum died I’ve been thinking about how her voice has been taken away from me so soon after rediscovering it. Dad and I have been having a mega clearout – something constructive and cathartic for us both, one bit … Continue reading

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Grandmother Jenny Burdge ‘thankful’ to hear grandsons after life-changing surgery

Mrs Burdge set up support network the Home Counties Cochlear Group 12 years ago which allows people to share their experiences of the implant. They meet in Brigadier Hill in Enfield three times a year. Cochlear implants, which were first used 30 years … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now? Take Precautions to Protect Your Hearing

New studies indicate that you may want to focus on your hearing health. Surprisingly, hearing loss is growing by epic proportions, and it is not just people who play their music too loud. According to the University of Wisconsin School … Continue reading

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Farewell to Ceefax!

CEEFAX 100 Wed 24 Oct 23:45 The BBC’s long-running on-screen information service, known as CEEFAX (a self-descriptive phonetic title for see facts) goes off-air for the last time tonight with as the last analogue TV signal in the UK is switched … Continue reading

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The glory of artificial hearing

I was born profoundly deaf, I’ve been a cochlear implant user for two years, so I have no knowledge of what it’s like to hear naturally. This interview with Molly, a brainstem implant recipient, made for fascinating reading. Molly Brown was … Continue reading

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The world’s first review of Cochlear’s Aqua Accessory

The Cochlear Aqua Accessory is now available in Canada, and your team at cochlearimplantHELP.com has acquired a box of 30.  CochlearimplantHELP is proud to present the world’s first review of the Aqua Accessory! If you’re interested in wearing your Cochlear … Continue reading

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