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Research Shows Dementia Differences Among Veterans

UC San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System tracked health and demographic data from close to two million veterans. It compared rates of dementia across five racial groups and showed significant race-based differences in the incidence of the condition.

Signia Partners with Songs for Sound for Hear the Music Gala

Signia announced it is partnering with Songs for Sound, a 501c3 charity, for its 10th annual Hear the Music Gala, taking place on May 22, 2021. The partnership “further promotes Songs for Sound’s mission to raise awareness around hearing loss solutions, increase access to hearing loss testing and treatment, and encourage action for those suffering from hearing loss and deafness.”

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Senator Tina Smith Introduces ‘Veterans Hearing Benefit Act’

Smith’s legislation—the Veterans Hearing Benefit Act—would provide presumption for hearing loss and tinnitus to veterans who served in combat or in a military specialty where they were exposed to repeated loud noises, such as those who worked around heavy artillery, thus making it easier for veterans to establish service connection and get the benefits they’ve earned.

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