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Health Tip: Screening for Hearing Loss

👤by Diana Kohnle 0 comments 🕔Monday, December 29th, 2014

(HealthDay News) -- A hearing test is appropriate at any age, especially if you feel you're not hearing as well as you should.

The American Speech-Language Hearing Association suggests hearing screenings for:

Newborns, who are generally screened at the hospital before discharge, and young children who are typically screened at school. Adults, who should be screened at least once per decade until age 50. Thereafter, they should be screened every three years. People who failed a prior hearing test, who should then see an audiologist for a complete hearing evaluation.

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