Over-the-counter hearing aids are coming soon
Listen now
The FDA announced yesterday that it’s clearing the way for a new category of hearing aids, that people with mild or moderate hearing loss can buy over the counter without an exam, fitting, or prescription. This is huge news for the millions of Americans who currently struggle to access or pay for hearing aids in America, which usually cost thousands of dollars. Plus, the Afghans still left behind, one year after US withdrawal. And, money to fuel Liz Cheney’s next chapter. Guests: Axios' Tina Reed and Stef Kight. Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Lydia McMullen-Laird, Alex Sugiura, and Ben O'Brien. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at [email protected] You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893. Go deeper: Coming soon: Over-the-counter hearing aids Afghans' long wait Liz Cheney braces for a big loss — and plots a new beginning Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
More Episodes
Published 09/30/22
Hurricane Ian continues its path of destruction up the East Coast. It’s expected to make landfall in South Carolina this afternoon. And in Florida, a massive clean-up and recovery has begun. Plus, January 6, election deniers and the midterms. And, Lizzo play a historic flute. Guests: Jessica...
Published 09/30/22
Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday afternoon as a high-end Category 4 storm. More than a million Floridians have already lost power. Other effects of the storm won’t be clear for days. Plus, low income Americans struggle to afford hurricane prep. And, Russia looks to annex...
Published 09/29/22