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Jan 12 2016

New Open Captioning Law in Hawaii  
A new open captioning law in Hawaii mandates theaters play at least two showings per week of each movie produced with open captioning. Click here to read more.

Hearing Loops: Already at Some Wegman's Supermarkets, and Headed for More

Jan 7 2016

Hearing Loops: Already at Some Wegman's Supermarkets, and Headed for More

Wegman's Food Markets, a supermarket chain with 88 stores in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania, has installed hearing loops in 16 of its stores. Their goal is to have loops installed in all stores by the end the year. They currently have at least one store in each state equipped, and the hearing loops are at the pharmacy counters, customer service desks, and designated checkout lanes.

Health & Science: Have Hearing Problems?

Dec 18 2015

Health & Science: Washington Post
Have hearing problems? Cheaper, nonprescription devices might help.
By Jan Blustein, M.D.

Baby boomers, listen up!


Were you born between 1946 and 1964? Do you lack your old get-up-and-go? Spend a lot of time hunting for reading glasses? Can’t run so fast anymore? Can hardly run at all?

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