Thanks to a new rule from the Food and Drug Administration, we’ve been able to buy hearing aids over the counter — without a prescription or doctor’s appointment — since Oct. 17. The air-conduction hearing aids covered by the rule, which fit in the ear canal or sit right behind the ear, are available at retailers such as Walgreens and Walmart, and there are already plenty to choose from. To help save time with your search, we’ve highlighted some of the best.
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