A national study shows prescription opioid use disorder is twice as high among deaf and hard-of-hearing young and middle-aged adults, compared with their peers who don’t experience hearing issues.
A poll of older adults finds physical and mental health issues, including hearing problems, as well as poor diet, exercise and sleep habits, are tied to loneliness.
A national study finds major variations in hearing aid use by race, income and education — but VA insurance coverage levels the playing field.
Many older adults with severe hearing loss don’t have hearing aids, but those with them typically use less costly types of health care, a new study finds.
A new treatment device is taking aim at the root cause of ringing in the ears. Next up: an additional clinical trial to further refine the approach.
Hearing loss affects about 17 percent of Americans, but screening and referral for evaluation is rarely done. How an electronic intervention may help.