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Author Bio: Frank Meyskens, Jr., Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,
University of California Irvine writes: “Aging is a surprising process. Over 50% of people over age 70
have functionally meaningfull hearing loss.
This loss marks one as frail. Whether or not one is, reading lips only
goes so far. One of the most joyous days of my life was the day after I
acquired my new super-duper hearing aid and opened my front door and heard the
morning cacophony of birdsongs. After a
year of silence, I felt alive