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Loud And Clear Need In US For OTC Hearing Aids For Mild To Moderate Loss, Congress Tells FDA

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Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older US consumers, with nearly one in three between the ages of 65 and 74 having difficulty hearing, Sens. Warren and Grassley and Resp. Kennedy and Carter note in urging FDA to finalize regulations allowing certain hearing aids to be sold OTC.

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