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Hearing Loss and Dementia

It's a statistical link, but it's persuasive, and scary.

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My piece on the statistical association between hearing loss and dementia, in today's New York Times, generated (at this writing) more than 200 responses. So many smart comments, so many interesting thoughts, so many people with hearing loss!

 Read the story, read the podcast (the Times provided a transcript for those with hearing loss) or listen to it if you are able, and see the video.

Straining to Hear and Fend off Dementia. New York Times, Science Times, Feb 12, 2013.

Katherine Bouton, a former editor at The New York Times, is the author of Shouting Won't Help: Why I—and 50 Million Other Americans—Can't Hear You.

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