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Organizations with Differing Agendas Support Making Hearing Loss a National Priority

The groundbreaking June 2 report, Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability, issued by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), continues to generate a broad range of opinions from a variety of sources. Although these opinions vary on the final recommendations of the NAS report, it is the judgement of many…

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Study suggests that improved hearing enhances quality of life in cases of moderate dementia

Editor’s note:  This post was updated February 9, 2015, to reflect a revised news release issued by Unitron on February 5, replacing its original release of January 29. PLYMOUTH, MN—For several years, scientists have been aware of evidence that seniors with hearing loss are significantly more likely to develop dementia over time than those who retain…

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