March 17, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Millions of Americans Bombarded by Loud Noises

Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost 58 million Americans are exposed to loud noises at work and home, but too few try to protect their hearing, a new study finds. “This noise exposure epidemic had not really been quantified at the household level in the

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March 16, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Health Tip: Tune in to Hearing Loss

Latest Hearing News (HealthDay News) — Hearing loss can affect people of any age, not just seniors. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you may have a hearing loss if: You play the television louder than most others deem comfortable. You have difficulty hearing conversation in a

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March 16, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

Is Your Infant or Child at Risk for Ear Infection? Question: ______________ is a risk factor for ear infections in infants. Answers: A. Diarrhea B. Bottlefeeding C. Premature birth C. Being first born Click to find out the answer! » Middle ear infection definition and facts Middle ear infections or

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March 03, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. population ages, millions more will face the prospect of losing their hearing, researchers report. Among American adults 20 and older, hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 (15 percent

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March 02, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help

Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Millions of older Americans are hard of hearing, but solid evidence about the value of hearing aids has been lacking — until now. New research findings “provide firm evidence that hearing aids do, in fact, provide significant benefit to older

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February 13, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing
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Pop! Goes That Balloon, and Maybe Your Hearing

Latest Hearing News FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Blowing up your kid’s birthday balloons could end in a bang — and hearing loss, new research suggests. The Canadian study found that a bursting balloon can create sound that’s louder than a shotgun and might damage hearing. “Hearing loss

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