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Hearing Issues
Hearing Loss Signals Need for Diagnosis
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Nov 6, 2013 - 11:49:03 AM

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Consumers who suspect hearing loss might be tempted by advertisements for hearing aids and personal sound amplification devices delivered by mail, but actually ordering them is a risky choice.

Doing so could delay the diagnosis of a treatable or serious ear condition and lead to further hearing loss or other complications. 

Read the Consumer Update to learn more about the risks and safer alternatives. 

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