JAMA’ Study Shows Gap Between Reported Hearing Loss and Treatment

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Published on November 25, 2017-Hearing Review

Bottom Line: Nearly a third of about 40 million adults in the United States who report hearing difficulties have not seen a specialist for their hearing problems, JAMA Network announced on its website.

Why The Research Is Interesting: Hearing loss is extremely common and is associated with negative physical, social, cognitive, economic, and emotional consequences.