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I’ve always loved this time of the year.  A time of new beginnings--from the start of school to the start of basketball season (Go Purdue! Go Warriors!).  It’s also the beginning of the Jewish year. Every year, about this time, Jews around the world celebrate what is known as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It marks the beginning of

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“What hearing aid is best for me?”  It’s a logical, legitimate question.  There can be many factors that play into the answer.  Technology features (Bluetooth streaming, MFi), sound processing, cost/benefit, ease of use and others play in to which hearing aid may be best for a particular person.  In my professional opinion, no one manufacturer does everything great, but (happily)

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To be honest, this piece is only tangentially related to Audiology, but it’s about something near to my heart.   Recently, my father’s best friend, Stanley Weintraub, passed away. Stan was a historian and biographer-an expert in George Bernard Shaw.  He served our country with honor in Korea, and went on to a distinguished career as a Professor of History

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Though I truly wish it were otherwise, most health insurance policies do not have a benefit for hearing aids, the only available treatment for sensorineural hearing loss.  And those that do often still leave a sizable amount of out-of-pocket expense. No question, good hearing healthcare is an investment.  But it is an investment in one’s self that pays dividends immediately

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Summer (and our ‘Indian Summer’)...Is there a better time for music lovers?! Festivals abound-BottleRock, Outside Lands, High Sierra Music Festival (a family favorite and tradition!). Outdoor shows at the Greek, Shoreline and Concord! And that's on top of all the music that's always jumping around the Bay Area! We are blessed! But as 'they' say, too much of a good

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