Evidence Over Orthodoxy, Part 2: Why are so Many People Left Out?

Editor’s Note: Terry MacTaggart continues his discussion on how we can better serve our customers – persons coping with hearing loss and communication challenges during one of the most uncertain moments in our lifetimes. Click here to view Part 1.   Why are so many people left out?    There are several well-known reasons –…

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Evidence Over Orthodoxy – Even During Uncertainty

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care published a report last week that highlights recommendations for policy makers and individuals to help reduce dementia risk worldwide. The report comes on the heels of a potential game-changer for those coping with the ill-effects of dementia – an easy-to-use blood test to diagnose…

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In the Virtual World, Humans are Still Needed

By Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large In the dystopian HBO series Westworld, android “hosts” cater to high paying “guests” (humans) of a Wild Wild-themed amusement park. The hosts are so proficient at copying human emotions, they have the ability to replace humans. Given all the advances in AI-driven hearing screening and hearing aid adjustment capabilities that…

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