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13 Oct, 2022

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: An Ear Doctor and Audiologist’s Perspective

By |October 13th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, New hearing technology, News Coverage, public health, Research & Publications|

As of 2021, about 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from hearing aids. Only about a third of them use hearing aids.  The number of hearing loss diagnoses rises yearly at increasingly younger ages. Studies show that untreated hearing loss heightens the risk of dementia, social isolation, tinnitus, memory impairment, anxiety, and mental exhaustion. Like [...]

6 Jan, 2021

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

By |January 6th, 2021|CDC, coronavirus, COVID 19, Medical Science, public health, vaccination, Vaccine|

Stopping a pandemic requires using all the tools we have available. As experts continue to learn more about how COVID-19 vaccination can help to reduce spread of the disease in communities, Dr. Shohet is encouraging others to join him and his medical colleagues in getting vaccinated. He received both his vaccinations at Hoag Hospital on [...]

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