Family Circle -- audiology awareness

Rob Pluta rpluta at
Wed Jun 18 05:01:30 EST 1997

While on recent vacation my wife brought this to my attention.

In the June 24th 1997 issue, the USA magazine Family Circle ran an article
about consumer rip-offs and hearing aids were mentioned in the article.
Family Circle has huge public exposure since it is found at nearly every
grocery check-out line.

Among other suggestions, the freelance writer suggested that to avoid
getting ripped off one should have their hearing checked by an *otologist*!
The word audiologist was never mentioned in the article. The writer may
have obtained information for the article from the National Fraud
Information Center.

Letters should be directed to:
Your Letters
Family Circle
375 Lexington
NYC, NY 10017

OTOH, kudos to Popular Mechanics for a recent good article (IMO) about the
digital technology. This author knew who the hearing aid specialist is.

Now back to the thread that will never end...

Rob Pluta             "The truth is the light, the light is the way,
Brandon, FL 33511     the less folks know, the more they have to say."
PGP Public Key at:                              --The Remains, c.1966

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