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May 2017

May is Better Hearing and Speech month and this year’s theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection.” In a 2015 hearing industry survey, only 10.6% of consumers reported hearing difficulty. Surprisingly though, a 2017 CDC survey revealed that 24% of patients ages 20-69 who reported “excellent” hearing, actually had measureable hearing damage. Addressing this gap […]

Johns Hopkins – Medicine

Release Date: January 23, 2013 Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins. In the study, volunteers with hearing loss, undergoing repeated cognition tests over six years, had cognitive abilities that […]