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Despite Effects On Perceived Health, Many Elderly Ignore Hearing Loss
November 5, 1999
University Of Florida
Despite mounting evidence that hearing loss affects health, a significant number of elderly people don't seek treatment for the problem, even when their hearing loss is substantial, University of Florida researchers say.
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