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Should Health Insurers Be Required to Cover Hearing Aids for Children?

Posted on · (Above: Iris Wachs was diagnosed with hearing loss at birth but was able to obtain hearing aids at a young age. Pictured with her parents Michael Wachs and Stephanie Wittels-Wachs. Photo Used by Permission) Should health insurers be required to cover hearing aids for children? Currently, there are two bills in the Texas Legislature that would […]

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Plan Downtown, and Finding Help for Hearing Loss: Monday’s Show (March 13, 2017)

Posted on · (Photo: Derek Stokely, Houston Public Media) The Houston Downtown Management District (Downtown District) is creating a new plan for the short- and long-term future of downtown. Plan Downtown looks as far as 20 years into the future to recommend development and design improvements for downtown Houston. What kinds of things will the plan be looking […]