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Apple, Bose and Others Pump Up the Volume on Hearing Aid Options, Filling Void Left by FDA

Spurred by decades of complaints about the high cost of hearing aids, Congress passed a law in 2017 to allow over-the-counter sales, with hopes it would boost competition and lower prices. Four years later, federal regulators have yet to issue rules to implement the law. But changes in the industry are offering consumers relief. In… Read More »

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

One week apple cider diet ideas

But does it actually work? Many holistic health experts and Instagram influencers swear by the stuff. One study in the Journal of Functional Foods, which followed 39 adults, found that participants who consumed a tablespoon of ACV at lunch and dinner, while cutting calories per day, lost 8. In another study in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and… Read More »

How to use apple cider vinegar diet

There are many health claims surrounding apple cider vinegar, including that it can promote weight loss. There is some evidence to suggest that acetic acid, a component of vinegar, might help weight loss, to an extent. Some research has suggested that taking apple cider vinegar alongside a calorie restricted diet can help people with overweight… Read More »