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BY IN Hearing Aid On 12-08-2013

America’s baby boomers first came on the scene in 1946. They’ve been turning the world on its head ever since. Known as the country’s greatest generation for leading change, baby boomers make up roughly 26 percent of the United States’ total population – at about 78 million people. Over the years they’ve reinvented almost everything [...] [...]

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Hearing Care 101: Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss

BY IN Hearing Loss On 16-07-2013

Hearing care is very important because it’s not only unfortunate, but also strange, that most medical insurance policies don’t include hearing loss benefits, which means you are on your own paying for the help you need if you lose some or all your hearing. Hearing loss, which affects 38 million Americans, is one of the [...] [...]

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Hearing Loss Coverage Benefits Both Employees And Employers

BY IN Employee Benefits, Hearing Loss On 13-07-2013

You’d think that with 38 million people suffering from hearing loss in the United States today, this illness would be sufficiently covered by insurance policies. Ironically, it’s not. Most private medical insurance policies do not cover the cost of a hearing test or hearing aids. Of the 50 states in the US, only 19 mandate [...] [...]

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From CNN: Hearing Loss is Invisible, and Too-Often Left Uninsured

BY IN Hearing Loss On 07-06-2013

In many states, hearing loss coverage is not a required part of standard health insurance. CNN’s article, “Hearing Loss an ‘Invisible,’ and Widely Uninsured, Problem,” explains how this impacts Americans: “If hearing loss were officially considered a disability, it would rank as the largest disability class in the country. Some 37 million people suffer from [...] [...]

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Another Good Reason to Protect Teens from Secondhand Smoke

BY IN Hearing Aid, Hearing Loss On 08-02-2012

The dangers to children of secondhand smoke have long been known. Since 1964, numerous U.S. Surgeon General’s reports have made clear the health issues linked to tobacco and secondhand smoke in children. According to the American Cancer Society, “children’s growing bodies are especially sensitive to the poisons in secondhand smoke. Asthma, lung infections and ear [...] [...]

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Have a Hearing Aid? Check out a Hearing Loop!

BY IN Hearing Aid, Hearing Loss On 24-01-2012

Most individuals who use hearing aids or cochlear implants will tell you that while their devices can be extremely helpful in hearing one or several speakers at close range, they can be less successful at deciphering what’s being said over an airport’s public address system, in a large chapel during a church service or even [...] [...]

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