Hot tips for cold ears


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Our ears are particularly sensitive and one of the first parts of our body to suffer from the cold. Winter conditions can also present challenges for hearing instrument users. Here are a couple of important considerations to help you and your hearing instruments stay healthy for the remainder of the cold season. Ears more sensitive

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Hearing Aid Petition


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Currently the Social Security Administration and The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid classify hearing aids as “not reasonable and necessary” and are lumped into the same category as cosmetic surgery (see Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 16 §100, 180, and Social Security Act § 1862). It would take an Act of Congress to have the designation

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Hearing Loss Linked to Brain Tissue Loss


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It’s a scientific fact that the brain becomes smaller with age. And a correlation has been made between the speed of “shrinkage” and older adults with hearing loss. “The findings add to a growing list of health consequences associated with hearing loss, including increased risk of dementia, falls, hospitalizations, and diminished physical and mental health

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