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Hearing Loss: No More Suffering in Silence?

Mar 1 2017

Hearing loss is a widespread problem that has been associated with depression, isolation, and possibly, dementia. Age-related hearing loss has long been thought of as an inevitable part of getting older, more a nuisance than a life-altering medical condition—at least by those not experiencing it. But that’s all changing.

This recent Consumer Reports article discusses affordable solutions and what’s being done to give everyone access to treatment.

FTC Workshop on Hearing Health and Technology

Jan 5 2017

“Now Hear This: Competition, Innovation, and Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care” Workshop to be held in April by the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC on April 18, 2017 to examine several crucial issues raised by hearing health and technology, particularly hearing aids and devices with similar functions and features.