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Over-the-counter hearing aids will bring relief, but with some confusion

In this photo illustration, Janine Ramirez, a hearing aid specialist with Hear Again America, places a hearing aid on an ear Oct. 20, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images In this photo illustration, Janine Ramirez, a hearing aid specialist with Hear Again America, places a hearing …

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Best Buy to sell over-the-counter hearing aids this fall

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Best Buy says it will start selling an expanded collection of hearing devices this fall, including over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids recently approved in a final rule by the Food and Drug Administration.  In addition, the consumer electronics retailer will launch a new online hearing assessment tool and host an …

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Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday. The regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam, a prescription and other specialty evaluations, the Food and Drug Administration said. That’s expected to …

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‘Help is on the way’: Cheaper hearing aids coming soon, FDA says

Instead of getting a prescription, visiting a hearing health professional and having a custom fitting, people with mild to moderate hearing loss will be able to buy hearing aids directly from a store or online. This move will make hearing aids much more widely available across the country, FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said. About …

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FDA moves to make over-the-counter hearing aids available to millions

Comment on this story Comment The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday moved to make hearing aids cheaper and easier to buy over the counter without a prescription or medical exam — a long-awaited goal for nearly 30 million consumers. “As early as mid-October, Americans will be able to purchase more affordable hearing aids over …

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F.D.A. Clears Path for Hearing Aids to be Sold Over the Counter

The Food and Drug Administration moved on Tuesday to make hearing aids available over the counter and without a prescription to adults, a long-sought wish of consumers frustrated by expensive exams and devices. As soon as mid-October, people with mild to moderate hearing loss should be able to buy hearing aids online and in retail …

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