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Rockville, MD - August 27, 2012- Do you suspect an older family member has trouble hearing? With 99 million U.S. adults over 50 having untreated hearing loss, chances are you do. Almost half the respondents in an AARP/American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)  National Poll on Hearing Health [PDF ] reported having untreated hearing health issues, which can lead to depression and

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David Smith is a team player who is always ready to spike one for people with hearing loss and the positive difference that hearing care and hearing solutions can make. Now in London, competing as #20 on the US Olympic Vollleyball Team, the UC Irvine graduate has achieved more than anyone thought possible for a boy with severe hearing loss

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America’s Loudest Day of the Year Washington, DC, June 20, 2012 - The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people to use sound judgment and ear plugs in celebrating the 4th of July, America’s noisiest day of the year, warning that the single bang of a firecracker at close range can permanently damage hearing in an instant. BHI also is

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Seniors with hearing loss are significantly more likely to develop dementia over time than those who retain their hearing, a study by Johns Hopkins and National Institute on Aging researchers suggests. The findings, the researchers say, could lead to new ways to combat dementia, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide and carries heavy societal burdens. Although the reason

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