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FDA proposes rule to make hearing aids available over the counter



The FDA has proposed a rule that would allow some hearing aids to become available over the counter, and thus, make them potentially more affordable and accessible.
CDC data indicate that 15.9% of U.S. adults and five of every 1,000 children aged 3 to 17 years have some type of hearing loss.
“For those who have experienced mild or moderate hearing loss, this is going to be great news for you,” HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said during a conference call with reporters. “Equally important is that [this proposed rule] allows us to put hearing devices more in reach of communities

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