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Pacific Hearing Services schedules tinnitus open houses

Pacific Hearing Service has scheduled four Tinnitus and Hearing Open Houses 2:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 30 at 496 First St., Suite 120, in Los Altos, and 3555 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 100, in Menlo Park. Space is limited, so reservations are encouraged.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from audiologists who specialize in the management of tinnitus and hearing loss as well as representatives from SoundCure and Widex.

Tinnitus is most commonly experienced as a ringing, hissing or roaring sound in the ears. There is no cure for tinnitus, but there are treatments that have proven effective.

For more information, call 941-0664 (Los Altos) or 854-1980 (Menlo Park) or visit www.pacifichearingservice.com.

LAUMC hosts discussion on health-care law

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act 1 p.m. Feb. 9 in the church’s Creekside Center, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Presenters include Allan Eckmann of Bay Crest Insurance, retired doctor Mike Fischetti and attorney Janice Carney.

New health-care reforms will impact taxes, health-care services, preventive health care, retirement and employee benefits. The presenters will discuss the law from their points of view and answer questions from attendees.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit laumc.org/news.

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