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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Tuesday Reading: The Hunt for an Affordable Hearing Aid

A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that could hit you in your wallet.

  • Settlement eases rules for some Medicare patients. (National)
  • Concern with drug compounders predates meningitis outbreak. (National)
  • A 5-concussion pee wee football game brings penalties for adults. (Sports)
  • Tech giants scramble to get up to speed in mobile world. (Business)
  • Flu vaccine effective against four strains, study finds. (National)
  • Monster energy drink cited in deaths. (Business)
  • Microsoft tightens personal data rules. (Business)
  • Amazon's cloud service goes down and so some Web sites. (Bits)
  • Nissan Altimas recalled for steering issues. (Wheels)
  • Young people frequent libraries, study finds. (Media Decoder)
  • Middle markets suffer airline neglect. (Business)
  • Plane or train? More travelers choose both. (Business)
  • The hunt for an affordable hearing aid. (Well)
  • Curbing enthusiasm on daily multivitamins. (Well)
  • Thinking twice about health checkups. (Well)
  • Plush pets that parrot your speaking. (Gadgetwise)
  • Your story, onstage. (The New Old Age)