October 28, 2018

Pacific Hearing Service’s humanitarian project highlighted in local paper

In a country of 17 million people, Zambia currently has one audiologist. As you can imagine, that fact makes it incredibly difficult for the people of Zambia to get the…
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August 15, 2018

My hearing aid can do WHAT?

In the world of smartphones, gadgets that do just about anything, and lightning fast internet at our fingertips, people have come to demand flexibility and control over the products that…
July 26, 2018

Yes. Kids can get arthritis, too

No, it's not just grandpa who has to deal with arthritis. It is a common misconception that only “old” people are afflicted with the debilitating disease. Nearly 300,000 children in…
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June 19, 2018

Testing challenge solved

In order to make a decision on the best course of action for our patients, we often have to go through a series of testing. One 14-year-old girl had severe…
Testing patient during humanitarian trip News
June 19, 2018

What’s in there?

It's amazing what we found in the ears on a recent humanitarian trip to Turks and Caicos. Three kids had broken Q-tips in their ears – one had even gone…
June 19, 2018

When hearing aids aren’t the answer

Sometimes the best help we can provide to our patients has nothing to do with hearing aids. This was the case during a humanitarian trip to Turks and Caicos for…
Patient hears for the first time in years News
June 19, 2018

Gift of hearing brings clinic to tears

During a Pacific Hearing Service humanitarian trip to Turks and Caicos, the team was able to bring the gift of hearing to a woman who hasn't been able to for…
Desjohn shows off his donkeys News
June 19, 2018

How new hearing aids helps keep donkeys in check

There were many high points while working in a makeshift audiology clinic on Grand Turks last month. One of our favorite encounters was with a young man named Desjohn who…
October 11, 2017

Jane Baxter, Au.D.: Helping people hear well

That both her father and grandfather were ear, nose and throat doctors had nothing to do with Jane Baxter getting interested in treating hearing loss and becoming a Doctor of…