Only 1 in 8 older adults with hearing loss who belong to Medicare HMOs have a hearing aid, despite partial insurance coverage for cost.
Hearing Problems Treatment
A national study finds major variations in hearing aid use by race, income and education — but VA insurance coverage levels the playing field.
A high-dose antioxidant regimen helps slow one type of genetic hearing loss in mice. Researchers hope to learn whether it could someday be used to treat the most common cause of childhood deafness.