Navigation Links
U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 28
Date:11/27/2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)

A FAIR HEARING

Profile America — Thursday, November 28th.  This month in 1901 brought good news for the hard of hearing, as Miller Reese Hutchinson of New York patented the first portable electric hearing aid. Called the "acousticon," the device was a smaller version of previous tabletop units. While portable, it still had three components and used batteries that only lasted for a few hours. But it was far superior to ungainly hearing trumpets or simply cupping a hand behind the ear. One of its earliest, grateful customers was England's Queen Alexandra in 1902. Now, tiny digital hearing aids that users can program for maximum effect help millions to hear normal conversations. Making medical equipment and supplies is a nearly $79 billion a year business in the U.S. You can find more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau, online at www.census.gov.

Sources: http://www.publishyourarticles.net/knowledge-hub/short-questions/who-invented-the-hearing-aid.html http://thedataweb.rm.census.gov/TheDataWeb_HotReport2/econsnapshot/snapshot.hrml?NAICS=3391

Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on the Internet at '/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 13
2. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 16
3. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 18
4. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 5
5. The Center for Ultrasound Research and Education (CURE) Receives Institutional Accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
6. Bureau Veritas Announces Sargam Laboratory Private Limited Name Change
7. IDEXX Laboratories Announces Entry Into Consent Agreement with FTC Bureau of Competition Staff
8. Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau announces launch of Medical Meetings Initiative; recruits top leaders to Advisory Council
9. Call for Entries: International Bureau for Epilepsy and UCB launch the 2012 Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award to recognize exceptional reporting on epilepsy
10. How Some People with Diabetes Can Eliminate the Pain of a Daily Procedure
11. Daiichi Sankyos Once-Daily Edoxaban Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint for Stroke Prevention and Superiority for the Principal Safety Endpoint Compared to Warfarin for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in a Phase 3 Clinical Trial
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014   Aratana Therapeutics, ... biopharmaceutical company focused on the licensing, development and ... announced positive results from its pivotal field study ... treating pain in dogs with osteoarthritis.  In the ... assessment scores that were statistically significant compared to ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Los beneficios y ... alto nivel de gasto en investigación y desarrollo   ... el 30 de septiembre de 2014) ZEISS aumentó sus ... de euros (año anterior: 4.190 millones de euros) a ... ganancias (EBIT) crecieron un 14 por ciento, a 360 ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014 With ... (MRI), the MRI market is seeing new growth, ... breast MRI scans account for the majority of ... higher resolution of images, which are creating opportunities for ... (MRI) market is growing at a rate of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5ZEISS confirma su posición en un entorno difícil 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3
... WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 Control Risks , one ... RiskMap 2011 – its annual review and forecast of ... a rating of political and security risk in 173 countries. ... increasing national self interest, both politically and economically, as the ...
... Dec. 15, 2010 GENTAG, Inc. and its partners ... platform for consumer cell phones. The technology, based on ... allergens and even certain types of cancers. ... for diseases and make diagnostics more accessible and affordable ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Control Risks Forecasts New Reality for Business in 2011 Brought by Emerging Markets, Legislation 2Cell Phones Are Now Personal Diagnostic Tools That Can Monitor Fertility, Pathogens, AIDS, Drugs, and Allergens 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 Hands On Mobile ... available. The Spa On Wheels has been transformed into ... from the outside world seems to disappear. The Virtual Tour ... massages, facials, spa parties, corporate events and more. , The ... Spa On Wheels which is actually an overhauled Winnebago. Marla ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... After a 13-year absence from active ... to the stage to entertain his many worldwide fans. ... and the successful tour has been steadily expanding since ... Visit Ticketability.com for a large inventory of ... fair prices. , Music fans have had a long ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... News) -- A new study suggests a possible link ... flashes and night sweats -- and higher rates of ... common during menopause, affecting about 60 percent of women. ... menopause, since they then face a higher risk of ... who exhibit moderate or severe menopausal symptoms are more ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Prostaglandin analogue eye drops -- a ... risk of vision loss in patients with the eye ... by David Garway-Heath, of the Moorfields Eye Hospital and ... more than 500 people newly diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma ... one of the leading causes of blindness. About ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 This prestigious award ... that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to ... progression of private practice physical therapy by the ... Association. , On behalf of Performance Physical Therapy, ... CEO of Performance accepted the award at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A Virtual Tour Of Hands On Mobile Massage Spa Is Now Available 2Health News:A Virtual Tour Of Hands On Mobile Massage Spa Is Now Available 3Health News:Garth Brooks Tickets for Joe Louis Arena: Ticketability.com Becomes a Popular Destination for Discount Tickets for Garth Brooks’ Detroit Concerts Set for February 27-28 2Health News:Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study 2Health News:Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug 2Health News:Performance Physical Therapy Awarded with Jayne L. Snyder Private Practice of the Year 2014 2
... Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Oct. 24 ... of bisphenol A (BPA) while in their mother,s womb may ... problems as toddlers, new research finds. BPA is a ... the study, 244 mothers gave urine samples that were tested ...
... Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) in 1995 to link families, ... both resources and hope. Now, Furlong has blazed a new ... spearheaded a partnership between PPMD and the Public Library of ... Dystrophy, this month. The story of the partnership is told ...
... Myopia, or nearsightedness, is much more common among children and ... spending more time outside could help reverse this trend, a ... to natural light and more time spent looking at objects ... data from eight previous studies on outdoor time in 10,400 ...
... - Five years ago, Sheri Scott was beginning a ... was eagerly browsing bridal magazines and busy planning for ... Scott was diagnosed with breast cancer. Suddenly, she ... instead of a wedding. Soon after her diagnosis, Scott ...
... is an increasing need for pharmacological tools for biomedical ... (DOS) has been very fruitful in providing access to ... in order to discover candidate molecules for therapeutic use. ... journal Nature Chemistry [23 OCTOBER 2011 | ...
... of Intellectual Property and Commercialization and Research Foundation ... and researchers for technologies they have patented, licensed, ... Faculty recognized for these achievements represent Louisiana Tech,s ... and Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:BPA Exposure in Womb Linked to Behavioral Woes in Girls 2Health News:BPA Exposure in Womb Linked to Behavioral Woes in Girls 3Health News:Patient advocacy groups turn to open-access publishing to advance research quest 2Health News:Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children 2Health News:Life beyond cancer: Starting a family following treatment 2Health News:Life beyond cancer: Starting a family following treatment 3Health News:BU presents approach to access biorelevant structures by 'remodeling' natural products 2Health News:Louisiana Tech University recognizes innovators, inventors 2Health News:Louisiana Tech University recognizes innovators, inventors 3
Redesigning the World's Oxygen Therapy One Device at a Time. , ,Everything you like about our OXYMATIC 400 Series conservers, only better!...
... Accutrol is similar in design to the ... incorporates a temperature probe at the tip ... can accurately determine the patient's core body ... accuracy comparable to a pulmonary artery catheter ...
... Ultra Micro Shafts For Insertion Through ... For Light-Weight ... ,Curved Shafts For A More Comfortable Approach., ... ,Protective Cap Supplied For Protection Of Jaws ...
The New Easy-To-Use Disposable Diamond Knife Cleaning System Can Remove Even Baked-On Debris In Seconds. It Is Much More Effective Than Steam Or Blocks Of Styrofoam, Much Safer For Employees As Wel...
Medicine Products: