Erica Manfred

Erica Manfred is a Florida-based freelance journalist. Her articles and essays have appeared in,,,, The New York Times Magazine, Village Voice, Woman’s Day, SELF, Cosmopolitan, and Ladies Home Journal, among others. She is also the author of several books, including “He’s History, You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After 40.”

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Used hearing aids may seem like a good way to save, but they could cost you in the long run. Here are other things to avoid when shopping for a hearing aid.

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