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What Did You Say? FDA Plans Study on How Hearing Loss Affects Drug Ad Understanding

June 26, 2015 in Advocacy & Access, Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

Regulatory Affairs Professional Society
By Alexander Gaffney, RAC
June 24, 2015

 

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is planning a new study to assess whether older Americans are able to adequately hear all of the risks presented in televised pharmaceutical advertising.

Background

The study, announced in a 24 June 2015 posting in the Federal Register, is somewhat similar to other direct-to-consumer (DTC) drug advertising studies proposed by FDA in the last few years, including studies on how adolescents understand risk in drug advertising and how one’s spouse might affect one’s understanding of drug risks and benefits.

As FDA explains in its Federal Register notice, the elderly often find themselves in a difficult situation: At a time when they are often taking an increasing number of prescription pharmaceutical products to counteract the effects of aging, their ability to understand the benefits and risks presented by those products is often diminished.

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WEBINAR: Understanding Public Benefits

September 3, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

 

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WEBINAR: UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC BENEFITS

Part One: Wed, Sept. 11, 2013Part Two: Thu, Sept. 19, 2013


Time: 3:00 to 4:30 PM EDT

 

Please note that real time captioning will be provided for this webinar. For other accommodation requests, questions about the webinar or the registration process, please contact Katie Metz atkmetz@ndi-inc.org.

 

 

Join us for two 90-minute webinars (September 11th and September 19th) that will give participants a basic understanding of many benefit programs offered by local, state and federal governments, many of which have applications and rules that change often and can be confusing. This is a two-part webinar. In order to receive the login information for Part Two, you MUST attend Part One.Presenter: Sharon Brent, National Disability Institute

This webinar is made possible by Walmart.

Register for this webinar by clicking on or copying and pasting the following link:https://ndiwebinars.webex.com/ndiwebinars/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=660910578

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