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Hearing advocates push for earplug use - New York Daily News

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Hearing advocates push for earplug use
New York Daily News
In April, hearing advocates greeted the new regulations by installing earplug dispensers in prominent spots at 198 music venues throughout the city.
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Hearing loss the most prevalent injury among returning veterans

Hearing loss the most prevalent injury among returning veterans | Hearing Health News | Scoop.it
After a decade of war, America is well schooled on post-traumatic stress, lost limbs and traumatic brain injury, but the most common injury sustained by U.S. troops is literally a silent wound: hearing loss.
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Hearing Induction Loops

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What is Looping? A hearing induction loop is a system that transmits sound wirelessly to people using hearing aids with telecoils (T-coils). The T-Coils pick u
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Obesity in Teenagers Is Tied to Hearing Loss

Obesity in Teenagers Is Tied to Hearing Loss | Hearing Health News | Scoop.it
In a new study, obesity in adolescents was linked to an increased risk of hearing loss, independent of risk factors including poverty or exposure to loud noises.
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Teenage obesity linked to risk of hearing loss.

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How to Choose the Right Audiologist

How to Choose the Right Audiologist | Hearing Health News | Scoop.it
How do you choose the right audiologist? If you only heard with your ears, then any audiologist would do…but the truth is, it’s your brain processing what
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Smokers and passive smokers more likely to suffer hearing loss, study shows

Smokers and passive smokers more likely to suffer hearing loss, study shows: Giving up or reducing smoking and... http://t.co/apXccwWdBV
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Another reason to give up smoking- it hurts your hearing! 

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A Different Kind of Hearing Aid

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Most adults with severe hearing loss are seniors, but so far few have opted for cochlear implants. (New Old Age A Different Kind of Hearing Aid - Most adults with severe hearing loss are seniors, but so far few hav...
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CDC - Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention - Noise Meter Flash - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic

CDC - Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention - Noise Meter Flash - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic | Hearing Health News | Scoop.it
Do you work in an area where noise is becoming a health concern? Find out if you need hearing protection here: http://t.co/EswrsDJvJZ
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Great interactive noise meter! What's hurting your hearing?

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Lyle Dighton's curator insight, May 9, 2014 7:07 AM

Tim and his band would benefit from using this technology, as it measures sound volume varitations and how much exposure is regarded as a risk. There is an interactive feature which helps the user understand what sorts of everyday sounds produce the most amount of noise. 

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Does Star Trek Boldly Go Too Far for Hearing Health? - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Does Star Trek Boldly Go Too Far for Hearing Health?
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"It's clear that Hollywood isn't going to change its ways, so it's up to each of us to make sure we adopt new practices to protect our hearing health.
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Summer blockbusters are a threat to your hearing health! Be prepared!!

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