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FDA Approves Sale of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Clip: 08/18/2022 | 6m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

President Joe Biden signed an executive order and the FDA has now approved the sale of hearings aids over the counter. The hope is that it could bring the price of the devices down - since, to this point, the millions of Americans needing them have had to get a prescription. The executive order also creates more competition in the market, allowing for more affordable options.

Aired: 08/18/22

Rating: NR

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