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Five common fears of wearing hearing aids

Studies indicate untreated hearing loss increases health risks such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, social isolation, anxiety and depression. Given that information, you might think people with hearing loss would be flocking to their nearest hearing healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment. Yet they aren’t. In fact, studies indicate most people wait seven to 10 years before doing something… Read More »

A tricky combination: Face masks, hearing loss and hearing aids

Face masks are now required in many public places to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. For people with hearing loss, though, this may be easier said than done.  That’s because face masks add extra challenges for people with hearing impairments: It’s harder to understand people when they’re speaking to you with a mask on their… Read More »

World AIDS Day 2019 [VIDEOS]

Sunday, December 1, marks the 31st annual World AIDS Day (WAD). It commemorates those lost to the epidemic and encourages people across the globe to join in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year’s theme is “Communities Make the Difference,” according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), which spearheads WAD. Download graphics like… Read More »