Category: Prevention

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“JAMA” Examines Improvements in Healthcare for Hearing Loss

A viewpoint article published on “JAMA Network” on World Hearing Day considers the ways in which large-scale, public healthcare systems can implement strategies to address hearing loss which include funding research, improving communication, and streamlining hearing care services.

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Signia Insio Now Available to VA, DOD, IHS

Signia announced its Insio Charge&Go AX and Pure Charge&Go T AX, are now available to US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) audiologists treating military veterans, as well as audiologists within the US Department of Defense (DoD), for active military, and Indian Health Service (IHS).

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Jury Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs in Third 3M Trial

The third bellwether trial of a class-action lawsuit filed by military members who alleged that 3M did not disclose design flaws in its dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, according to an article in “Reuters.”

Common Risk Factors

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HIA Releases Results of Hearing Loss Survey

New research announced by the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) reveals that 4 out of 5 Americans consider hearing loss serious, but ignoring the problem is more common than you may think. Fewer than 16% of adults ages 20-69 who need a hearing aid use one. That number almost doubles to 30% for adults over age 70 who need a hearing aid but don’t use one, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

Music & Entertainment

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Feast, Famine, and Financing: Building a Music-Focused Practice

The music business can be a feast-or-famine endeavor, with gigs waning for a variety of reasons, including the effects of the global pandemic. But regardless of their economic situation, musicians need hearing care (enhancement or protection) in good times and bad.