Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Expected This Fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule that was finalized Tuesday. The regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that do not require a medical exam, prescription and other specialized evaluations, the Food and Drug Administration said. That … Read more

United States declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkey poxoutbreak that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like lumps in many parts of … Read more