Why Noise-induced Hearing Loss Should be a Public Health Issue

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Permanent but preventable  Excessively loud sound prematurely ages the ears. It leads to Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), which is the second leading cause of hearing loss worldwide, right after aging. It is a major reason why younger and younger people are joining the ranks of those with hearing and communication challenges. The sad part is…

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Hearing Loss: Hear’s to Valentine’s Day!

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This year make Valentine’s Day count for those among your friends and loved ones with hearing loss. Remember that their biggest issue is understanding speech in background noise. Yet, just like anybody else, they delight in being told that they are loved and appreciated.  Avoid communication glitches Having to ask over and over what was…

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