WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s now been possible to buy a hearing aid over-the-counter for nearly a year, but few Americans are doing so. More education is needed about just who these over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids can help, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It polledContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The singer Paul Simon is coping with hearing loss in his left ear, something he told an audience Sunday he’s starting to accept. “I haven’t accepted it entirely, but I’m beginning to,” Simon told an audience at the Toronto Film Festival during aContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) may be striking some at much younger ages than thought possible: New research has uncovered early signs of the condition in amateur athletes who died young after playing contact sports. The troubling findingContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic” mushrooms, is getting renewed interest as a potential treatment for various health conditions. Now, a new research review argues that migraines should be added to that list. Psilocybin mushrooms have long been used recreationally as hallucinogens —Continue Reading