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Hearing Down Under! Step 3: Hiking, Biking, and Other Outdoor Activities with a Baha® Sound Processor

Hearing Down Under! Step 3: Hiking, Biking, and Other Outdoor Activities with a Baha® Sound Processor

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G’day mates! My sister and I have been travelling for two weeks, and every day is a new adventure, full of outdoor activities. Yesterday we flew from Wellington, New Zealand, into South Australia. It was about six hours of flying (with a layover in Auckland) and thankfully the trip was uneventful. We’re currently in the … Continued

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‘What I’ve been waiting for’: Shane explains why the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor is his favorite upgrade yet

‘What I’ve been waiting for’: Shane explains why the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor is his favorite upgrade yet

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Cochlear has made a commitment to help you “Hear Now. And always” That begins when you take the first step toward better hearing with a cochlear implant, but it doesn’t stop there. Processor upgrades are just one way that Cochlear is committed to improving your hearing experience. Meet Shane, a bilateral Nucleus® recipient who says … Continued

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Hearing Down Under! Step 2: Navigating Airports, Rental Cars, and Unfamiliar Accents with a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor

Hearing Down Under! Step 2: Navigating Airports, Rental Cars, and Unfamiliar Accents with a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor

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Greetings from New Zealand! I’ve been travelling for six days, and I’ve already experienced so many new and amazing things. From driving on the left side of the road, to taking a dip in natural thermal water pools, and even trying marmite (the New Zealand equivalent of vegemite)—this has been a week full of firsts. … Continued

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Hearing Down Under! Step 1: Preparing for International Travel with a Cochlear™ Device

Hearing Down Under! Step 1: Preparing for International Travel with a Cochlear™ Device

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Hi everyone! My name is Skylar Mason and I am a Cochlear™ Baha® 5 recipient, a 2016 Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner, and a writer for Cochlear Americas. This summer I’m going to embark on an international travel adventure; a three-month backpacking trip through New Zealand and Australia. I’m going to start in Auckland, New Zealand; drive … Continued

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Five tips for the perfect vacation with a Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor

Five tips for the perfect vacation with a Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor

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Your Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor can help you enjoy all the sounds of summer, no matter where your travels take you. Here are five tips for making the most of your summer: 1. Understand the protocol for airports/flying It’s okay to walk through metal detectors and full-body scanners with your sound processor on, … Continued

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Lacrosse, snowboarding and more: Carly S. shares how she stays active with her Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processors

Lacrosse, snowboarding and more: Carly S. shares how she stays active with her Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processors

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Staying active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and cochlear implants can help bring your workout to the next level. Meet Carly S., a Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® recipient whose life changed when she received a Cochlear™ Implant. Carly maintains an active lifestyle—she loves to run, weight lift, bike ride, snowboard, … Continued

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Watch: How Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories may help in your career

Watch: How Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories may help in your career

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Hearing loss can feel like an obtrusive barrier in the workplace. But it doesn’t have to be. Meet Sandy B., Carly S., and Michael N.: three professionals who use Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories in the workplace to accomplish their professional goals and connect with coworkers. Cochlear has a variety of wireless accessories designed to pair … Continued

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Brittany M. shares how Cochlear’s insurance services helped her upgrade to Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processors

Brittany M. shares how Cochlear’s insurance services helped her upgrade to Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processors

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Anyone who has camped in front of a store waiting for the latest smartphone can tell you: upgrades are exciting. The same is true for sound processor upgrades, but the prospect of dealing with insurance and paperwork can be daunting. Luckily, Cochlear has resources designed to help make the process as smooth as possible. Through … Continued

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Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Monica Pasqualino

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Monica Pasqualino

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Name: Monica Pasqualino University: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Major: Human Nutrition Processor: Baha® 5, unilateral Meet Monica, a 2018 Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner! When Monica was 25 she was diagnosed with otosclerosis, an inherited disorder that affects the middle and inner ear and often results in hearing loss. She had a stapedectomy … Continued

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Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Tania Karas

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Tania Karas

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Name: Tania Karas University: University of Oxford Major: International Human Rights Law Processor: Nucleus 6, bilateral Meet Tania, one of the 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! Tania was first diagnosed with hearing loss when she was five years old. She received hearing aids in kindergarten but avoided wearing them because she didn’t want to stand … Continued

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Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Natalia Adriance

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Natalia Adriance

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Name: Natalia Adriance University: The University of Notre Dame Major: Business with a minor in history Processor: Nucleus 7, unilateral Meet Natalia, one of the 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! When Natalia was born, doctors didn’t automatically test for hearing loss, so they are unsure if she was born with hearing loss or if it … Continued

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Six ways the Cochlear™ Wireless Mini Mic 2+ makes everyday life easier

Six ways the Cochlear™ Wireless Mini Mic 2+ makes everyday life easier

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The Cochlear™ Wireless Mini Mic 2+ is one of Cochlear’s most versatile wireless accessories. The portable, clip-on microphone transmits speech and sound directly to your processor—and with a range of over 80 feet and a battery life of up to 11 hours, it’s as reliable as it is powerful. Battery life may vary. Here are … Continued

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‘Life-changing’: Jennifer shares her upgrade experience to the Nucleus® 7 sound processor

‘Life-changing’: Jennifer shares her upgrade experience to the Nucleus® 7 sound processor

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Cochlear’s commitment to help you “Hear now. And always” does not end when you receive your first processor. As technology advances, Cochlear continues to innovate and develop new processors to enhance your hearing experience with positive upgrade experiences throughout your lifetime. Meet Jennifer, a Nucleus® 7 recipient who found that upgrading her sound processor made … Continued

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Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Hunter Orthmann

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Hunter Orthmann

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Name: Hunter Orthmann University: University of Iowa Major: Mechanical engineering Processor: Cochlear™ Nucleus® 5, bilateral Meet Hunter, a 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winner! Hunter was born with hearing loss from a sickness that caused seizures and prevented him from breathing on his own after he was born. Fortunately, he recovered from the sickness and was … Continued

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Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Carol Rynar

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Carol Rynar

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Name: Carol Rynar University: Canisius College Major: Urban Education Processor: Baha® 3, unilateral Carol is a 2018 Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner! Carol grew up with normal hearing, but when she was in high school a complication during a routine surgery left her completely deaf in her right ear. She said her hearing loss—plus severe tinnitus- … Continued

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‘I’ve been given a second chance’: Watch as Margo shares how Cochlear™ Implants help her connect with her grandchildren

‘I’ve been given a second chance’: Watch as Margo shares how Cochlear™ Implants help her connect with her grandchildren

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People with hearing loss may find that silence isolates them from family and friends. Fortunately, a cochlear implant can help bring back the sounds needed to connect with loved ones in new, exciting ways. Meet Margo, a bilateral Nucleus® 6 recipient. She said the gift of sound has allowed her to hear and connect with … Continued

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Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Keenan Murphy

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Keenan Murphy

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Name: Keenan Murphy University: Manhattan College Major: Pre-medical Processor: Nucleus® 5, bilateral Meet Keenan, a 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner!  When Keenan was 4 years old, his parents began to notice a decrease in his hearing. They took him to an audiologist who diagnosed him with significant hearing impairment in both ears. He used hearing … Continued

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Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Elise Schiller

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Elise Schiller

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Name: Elise Schiller University: Trinity College, Dublin Major: Psychology Processor: Baha® 5 Connect, bilateral Elise, an Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner, was born with branchio oculo facial syndrome, a rare condition that often results in hearing loss. She wore bilateral Baha® sound processors on a headband until she was implanted at age 8. Elise said when … Continued

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Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Elaine Wright

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Elaine Wright

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Name: Elaine Wright University: Princeton University Major: Electrical engineering Processor: Nucleus® 5, bilateral Elaine is one of our 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! Elaine was born profoundly deaf. She received her first cochlear implant when she was 18 months old and her second when she was seven years old. Growing up, Elaine said she struggled … Continued

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Watch: Justin shares his experience upgrading to the Kanso® Sound Processor

Watch: Justin shares his experience upgrading to the Kanso® Sound Processor

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Kanso is a Japanese word for “simplicity,” and it perfectly describes the all-in-one design of the Kanso® Sound Processor. It is the smallest, lightest off-the-ear sound processor on the market1,2, but don’t let its size fool you: it offers the same industry-leading technology as the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor, including dual microphones and SmartSound® … Continued

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Meet the winners of the 2018 Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellström scholarships

Meet the winners of the 2018 Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellström scholarships

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Cochlear is proud to announce the eight winners of the 16th annual Graeme Clark and 7th annual Anders Tjellström scholarships. Named after hearing implant industry pioneers, the scholarships recognize Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implant and Baha® System recipients who not only demonstrate exemplary success in their academic pursuits, but also leadership and humanity in their local communities. … Continued

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