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Audiologist as Incrementalist

by Barbara E. Weinstein, Ph.D. Today’s post is an opinion piece contributed by Dr. Weinstein, who usually writes “Downstream Consequences” at Hearing Economics. I recently completed an excellent piece in the New Yorker titled “The Heroism of Incremental Medicine,” by Atul Gawande a noted surgeon and author. It was inspirational and timely, leading me to conclude…

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Increasing consumer engagement in hearing health: It’s a goal we all share

The title of this controversial post, originally published 10/18/2011, is more true today than it was 5 years ago, due to rapid technological changes in consumer electronics, wearable health devices, and social policy scrutiny of the FDA-protected hearing aid industry in the US.  Dr Tseng’s post was pioneering in the sense that it revealed entry…

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Thanks Again, Matt Lauer, for talking sense about hearing loss

By David H. Kirkwood Editor’s Note:  It’s never too late to say thank you, as this post, first published August 16, 2011, makes clear.  Although mainstream media is giving a lot more attention to hearing aids these days, specifically their cost, the bedrock issues of prevention and management still get little press.   This week’s…

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There’s a right to hear or not to hear, but none to deny another’s right to hear

Editors Note: This post was originally posted February 2012. By David H. Kirkwood Two recent posts at Hearing Views addressed basic rights related to hearing health care: the right to have access to hearing care technology and services and the right not to use that access.   “AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT” The February 8 Hearing…

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