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Remote microphone system helps increase vocabulary of children with hearing loss

Apr. 26, 2018—Children with hearing loss who use remote microphone systems (RMS) at home have access to about 42 percent more words each day, providing a critical boost to vocabulary and language learning, a Vanderbilt study has found.

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Custom earplugs to aid musicians at Bonnaroo, CMA Music Festival

Jun. 11, 2015—The Vanderbilt Audiology Clinic is teaming up with the nonprofit organization MusiCares to provide free, custom earplugs for musicians at Bonnaroo and the CMA Music Festival.

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Vanderbilt researchers find rise in teen hearing loss; offer headphone safety tips

Mar. 28, 2012—According to a Vanderbilt-led study published in Journal of the American Medical Association, hearing loss is now affecting 20 percent of U.S. adolescents ages 12 to 19, which is a 5 percent increase over the past 15 years.

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