On April 21, 2016, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held the "FDA Public Workshop: Streamlining Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Hearing Aids." The webcast for the workshop is now available.
Some hearing loss is inevitable with age. But there are general guidelines that, when heeded, can help to prevent your 15-year-old from becoming a 25-year-old with a 55-year-old’s hearing.
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A hospital stay, with its unfamiliar settings, medical jargon and jarring diagnoses, can be a confusing experience. And it’s even more disconcerting for people who have trouble hearing.
A [Fredericksburg, VA] disability advocate reached out to area hospitals to create a protocol for people who are deaf and those with hearing loss. The accommodations Arva Priola suggested became part of a state law last year.