Public Health

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

By Ralph D Thomas / February 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Noise-induced Hearing Loss Should be a Public Health Issue

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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