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Hearing Aids: The Basic Information You Need to Know

May 21, 2012 15 comments

Did you know that May is ‘Better Hearing and Speech Month’? Do you have questions about hearing loss and hearing aids?

Learn more Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. ET, when FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) will host a 30-minute Webinar to discuss basic information on Hearing Aids.

The featured speaker Shu-Chen Peng, Ph.D., CCC-A, Audiologist in CDRH’s Office of Device Evaluation, will discuss what consumers need to know about hearing loss, hearing aids and the different types and styles available and how to get the most out of your hearing aids.

After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

For information on how to join the webinar, please visit the FDA Basics website.  There are a limited number of spots available for the Webinar, however Webinar materials will be made available on the FDA Web site.

FDA Basics Webinar: FDA Office of Minority Health – Steps to Address Health Disparities

May 17, 2012 15 comments

Scientific advances and innovative medical technologies have provided Americans with the potential for longer, healthier lives.  However, persistent and well-documented health differences exist between populations.  FDA is dedicated to addressing these disparities and achieving the highest standard of health for all.

Please join us for a webinar by FDA’s Office of Minority Health titled, “Steps to Addressing Health Disparities,” on Monday, May 21st at 2 PM EST.  The featured speaker, Michelle Yeboah, Dr. P.H., is the Acting Director of the FDA Office Minority Health.  Dr. Yeboah will give an overview of the newly established office and answer questions following the presentation.

For more information on how to join the webinar, please visit the FDA Basics website.   There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar, however all materials will be available on the FDA website.

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