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A Big Hearing For ‘Medicare-For-All’ — In A Small Room

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The first congressional hearing on a “Medicare-for-all” bill in at least a decade took place Tuesday, but without the usual phalanx of T-shirted supporters — or even the presidential candidates — who have been pushing the bill. That’s because the hearing took place not… Read More »

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Have sleep apnea? You might have hearing loss, too

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you may want to schedule a appointment to see a hearing care professional, too. Both hearing loss and sleep apnea canhave a negative impact on your personalrelationships. While researchers are still studying the relationship between the two, hearing loss and sleep apnea appear strongly linked, according to several studies… Read More »

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Mumps and hearing loss

A mumps infection only lasts for a couple of weeks, but the effects can be lifelong–especially for your hearing. The viral infection has been on the rise lately with the reported number of cases increasing from slightly more than 1,000 in 2015 to more than 6,000 in 2016 and 2017. A January 2019 outbreak in the… Read More »

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