Can hearing aids delay the development of dementia? A recent study says yes, people with hearing loss should get hearing aids. Everyone else should prevent hearing loss.
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Will personal music players be the next public health disaster for young people? Dr. Daniel Fink fears the answer is yes, and says we must regulate now to prevent a hearing loss epidemic tomorrow.
Want to adopt a pup but don’t want your neighbors to hate you? Yahoo Lifestyle has a list of the 20 quietest breeds of dogs.
Dr. Daniel Fink asks “why is the world so loud?” There can be no rational doubt that noise is a public health problem, he writes, adding that at least the media is starting to take notice.
What would you do if workmen were making noise outside your house at 3:00 a.m.? These angry Edinburgh residents expressed their displeasure in the most Scottish way ever…
Research shows there is a genetic susceptibility to hearing loss from noise exposure. Whether you are more susceptible or not, there’s an easy way to avoid NIHL—avoid loud noise.
Starting January, help comes to the hard of hearing at your local drug store as “hearing assistive devices” will be available for sale for only 1/10th the price of conventional hearing aids.