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Personal Sound Amplifiers & Hearing Loss (video)

Two-thirds of Americans over 70 have some hearing loss, but only one third have hearing aids, which cost $1000s and are not covered by Medicare. Hearing loss leads to isolation and social withdrawal. In this interview, Dr. Joseph S. Alpert, editor-in chief of the American Journal of Medicine, talks about the utility of personal sound amplifiers, which could be a cost effective alternative for patients who can’t afford hearing aids.

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Personal Sound Amplifiers for Adults with Hearing Loss

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