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  • Understanding your hearing aid’s parts

    All hearing aids contain the same basic parts, encased in what is usually a plastic protective covering, according to Hear-it.org. In a behind-the-ear ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Chemo infusion

    Most people have gotten a minor illness before and been prescribed medication. After popping down pills with a glass of water a couple of times a day, ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Homing in on the latest hearing aid technology

    Used to be, when people wore hearing aids, they spent much of their time trying to adjust the volume, sharing with those nearby a dose of a fine-tunin ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Insurer Aetna slashes ACA exchange participation to 4 states

    Aetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deple ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Understanding high-frequency hearing loss

    To a person with high-frequency hearing loss, other people sound like they’re mumbling. That’s beca ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • What are cochlear implants

    For most people with hearing loss a hearing aid is sufficient to enable the wearer to hear again. ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • How to extend the life of hearing aid batteries

    You depend on your hearing aids. Your hearing aids depend on batteries. To keep your hearing aids ...
    July 29, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

    LONDON – If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least an hour.
    July 28, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Adjusting hearing aids

    If you’re a first-time hearing aid wearer, it helps to know how to adjust your hearing aids so that you experience optimal hearing quality with them.
    July 27, 2016 - 7:05 am
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