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OTC Hearing Aids: Returns – a key piece of the puzzle

By Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy, Hearing Loss Association of America You’re taking a first step to treating your hearing loss. Many people wait years to act, so we’re...By Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy, Hearing Loss Association of America You’re taking a first step to treating your hearing loss. Many people wait years to act, so we’re glad you’re addressing your hearing health! The new category of Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids, expected on store shelves starting in in mid-October, could be a … Read More >

New class of hearing aids will soon be available directly to consumers without a prescription

FDA issues final rule opening the market to over-the-counter devices, broadening choices for millions of Americans who need hearing help  Rockville, Md. — Millions of American adults with mild to...FDA issues final rule opening the market to over-the-counter devices, broadening choices for millions of Americans who need hearing help  Rockville, Md. — Millions of American adults with mild to moderate hearing loss will soon have more choices in hearing aids, and the ability to get them without seeing a doctor or hearing care professional … Read More >

HLAA Marks 32nd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

HLAA marks 32nd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), calls for more progress on accessible listening 48 million Americans have hearing loss, many still don’t have accessible communications required by...HLAA marks 32nd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), calls for more progress on accessible listening 48 million Americans have hearing loss, many still don’t have accessible communications required by ADA ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) – the leading voice for the growing number of Americans with hearing loss – … Read More >

The Connection Between Heart Health and Hearing Health

By Archelle Georgiou, M.D., Chief Health Officer, Starkey This is a sponsored blog post from HLAA Hear for Life Partner, Starkey. Does it surprise you that neglecting your cardiovascular health...By Archelle Georgiou, M.D., Chief Health Officer, Starkey This is a sponsored blog post from HLAA Hear for Life Partner, Starkey. Does it surprise you that neglecting your cardiovascular health could spell trouble for your hearing? Starkey Chief Health Officer Archelle Georgiou, M.D., offers insights on this important connection and how to stay healthy. Normal blood … Read More >

HLAA 2022 Convention Empowers People with Hearing Loss

Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) – the leading voice for the growing number of...Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) – the leading voice for the growing number of Americans with hearing loss – held our annual convention in Tampa last month. More than 400 attendees, including industry, technology, and medical experts, joined in-person … Read More >