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  • Hearing Aids for the Masses

    Relatively simple technology and a change in government policy could unleash more innovation for Americans who have difficulty hearing.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/12/technology/hearing-aids.html?searchResultPosition=1

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  • COVID Masks Disrupt Connections for Hearing-Loss Patients

    Dr. Carrie Nieman, assistant professor for the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Heath at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, said a survey shows 95% of people living with hearing loss in the…

    https://southernmarylandchronicle.com/2021/04/13/covid-masks-disrupt-connections-for-hearing-loss-patients/

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  • BYU Radio, Top of Mind with Julie Rose

    It's a complicated–not to mention expensive–process to get hearing aids: you have to go to an audiologist and get a prescription, with the whole deal costing nearly $5,000. Congress actually passed a…

    https://www.byuradio.org/d0f947b6-2742-4e33-990a-b8d359290f7c

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  • Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help

    THE NEW OLD AGE/ Paula Span --  Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help: The vital medical devices could be inexpensive and available over the counter. But efforts have stalled under the FDA.   By now,…

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/14/health/elderly-hearing-aids.html?searchResultPosition=1

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  • Can Hearing Aids Help Prevent Dementia?

    Hearing loss has long been considered a normal, and thus acceptable, part of aging. It is common: Estimates suggest that it affects two out of three adults age 70 and older. It is also rarely treated…

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/20/magazine/hearing-loss-dementia-alzheimers.html

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  • For Better Brain Health, Preserve Your Hearing

    Every now and then I write a column as much to push myself to act as to inform and motivate my readers. What follows is a prime example. Last year in a column entitled “Hearing Loss Threatens Mind,…

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/30/well/live/brain-health-hearing-dementia-alzheimers.html

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  • Cures for Hearing Loss May Be Found in New Drugs

    Scientists are pursuing the first medicines to treat hearing loss. Today’s principal treatments—hearing aids and electronic devices called cochlear implants—help many people who have suffered damage…

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/cures-for-hearing-loss-may-be-found-in-new-drugs-11568599440?mod=e2tw

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  • Hearing Aids are Getting Smarter

    The Wall Street Journal - September 15, 2019 Medical devices and consumer electronics are converging to create a new generation of hearing aids. The latest devices—using wireless technology,…

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/hearing-aids-are-getting-smarter-11568599441

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  • Untreated Hearing Loss Linked To Loneliness And Isolation For Seniors

    When Anne Madison could no longer hear her microwave beep, she assumed that her appliance needed repair. In fact, the machine worked well, but her confusion foreshadowed a frustrating struggle: a…

    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/09/12/760231279/untreated-hearing-loss-linked-to-loneliness-and-isolation-for-seniors

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  • Listen Up: Hearing Aids May Do More Than Just Treat Hearing Loss

    Age-related hearing loss is rarely dramatic, happening slowly over time, robbing older people of snippets of conversation and leaving them unable to filter out background noise as well as they once…

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristengerencher/2019/09/11/listen-up-hearing-aids-may-do-more-than-just-treat-hearing-los

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