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Is your music making you deaf?

Is your music making you deaf?

Is your music making you deaf? Technically, no, says Dr. Daniel Fink. But loud music can cause hearing loss and tinnitus, which are occupational hazards for rock musicians.

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Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you understand speech in a noisy room? The problem is known as “speech in noise,” and the cause is hidden hearing loss. Now researchers have developed at test to measure hidden hearing loss.

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Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia? A NY Times article reviews research that suggests they might. Dr. Fink says a better option is to prevent hearing loss in the first place.

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