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Paying for Hearing Aids: Tax Breaks from Uncle Sam

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply deduct the entire cost of hearing aids? Depending on your situation, you may be able to pay for hearing...

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Should You Include Family in Your Next Audiologist Visit?

Hearing loss does not happen to you alone. Consider taking your family to your next audiologist appointment.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation Turns Attention to Global Hearing Health

The Starkey Hearing Foundation has moved beyond donating hearing aids to investing in hearing healthcare infrastructure in developing countries.

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Oticon Rolls Out Next-Generation Opn Hearing Aids

Oticon launched its next-generation Opn S hearing aid along with a new, premium-performance Opn Play hearing aid for children.

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Five Reasons You Should Not Ignore Your Hearing Loss

There are serious risks associated with ignoring your hearing loss. You may be pushing people away, and there is a higher risk of dementia and...

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First Look at the Bose Hearing Aid

Hearing Tracker has gotten a first look at the FDA's documentation for the Bose self-fitting hearing aid.

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Widex Boosts Performance of its Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Widex announced it has improved the performance and flexibility of its rechargeable hearing aids with the Second-Generation ZPower Rechargeable...

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Hearing Tracker Helps Consumers Find Affordable Hearing Aids in their Neighborhoods

Hearing Tracker has launched the first hyper-local online service to connect hearing aid shoppers with affordable local hearing aid fittings—now...

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Rechargeable Hearing Aid Best Practices

Many consumers aren’t familiar with best practices for handling and maintaining rechargeable hearing aid batteries.

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Signia Adds Wireless Connectivity to Ultra-Slim Styletto Hearing Aids

Sivantos has upgraded its popular ultra-slim rechargeable Signia Styletto hearing aids to provide wireless audio from smartphones and other...

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My Hearing Journey Begins

After a couple of months with my first hearing aids, I'm ready to share my experience as I learn to live with hearing loss...

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Understanding Silver-Zinc Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Have you purchased, or are you considering purchasing silver-zinc rechargeable hearing aids? Start here for an overview of the technology.

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Oticon's Opn S Hearing Aids Improve Speech-in-Noise Understanding

Today's announcement of its second-generation Opn S hearing aids, Oticon says it has come closer to the goal of enabling people with hearing loss...

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Lively Sells and Supports ReSound Hearing Aids Online

Direct-to-consumer Lively hearing aids offer comprehensive teleaudiology services, including web-based testing and face-to-face videoconferences...

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Why I Finally Decided to Buy Hearing Aids

I recently learned that the average age of first-time hearing aid wearers is around 70. I’m a good deal younger than that, so how did I get here?...

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Do You Need Your Hearing Aids to Drive?

While it's not a requirement to use hearing aids when behind the wheel, driving with unaided hearing loss can be challenging.

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Big Changes Ahead in World of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are set to become a lot cheaper in the next few years. David Pogue (CBS) visits Starkey Hearing to understand the high cost of...

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How to Enjoy Dinner Time With Hearing Loss

The evening meal is the most social part of the day but can be challenging for people with hearing loss, with or without hearing aids.

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Signia Reimagines the Hearing Aid with Stylish New Design

With the launch of Styletto, Signia introduces an entirely new category of hearing aid, the SLIM-RIC (Slim Receiver-in-Canal). Signia expects this...

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Phonak Titanium Hearing Aids Are Now Smaller

The Virto B-Titanium is the smallest and most discreet custom hearing aid Phonak has ever produced. Compared to traditional acrylic, titanium...

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Twelve Signs That You Need Your Hearing Checked

Studies show that a huge chunk of the population has hearing loss, and many people are reluctant to get a hearing test that might confirm their...

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Signia Pure Charge&Go Nx  Review

I enjoyed the convenience of rechargeability, and found that the hearing aids performed well in background noise. I also enjoyed the novelty of...

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How Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Hearing Aids

Machine learning in hearing aids can deliver bette hearing in background noise, Improved sound quality and greater listening comfort.

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It’s Your Choice: Don’t Wait to Treat Your Hearing Loss

If you think you can get along just fine without getting your hearing loss treated, you’re mistaken.

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Walgreens Now Offers Hearing Aids at Walgreens Hearing Locations

Walgreens appears to be following competitor CVS with a gradual rollout of hearing aid centers across United States.

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