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Hearing Problems

Few With Hearing Problems Actually Use Hearing Aids, British Study Shows

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Nancy Maleki If you find yourself frequently asking others to repeat themselves, you may be among the many people with hearing issues. Rese...

Somewhat Deaf and Completely Scared

Doug Zeigler | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Doug Zeigler

At the behest of my wife, I went for a hearing test to determine how much hearing loss I had... with her accompanying me. I'm not ashamed to say (now) that scared the shit out of me. In this weird panic, I was worried she'd see how bad it is was and say, "Screw this!" and leave me.

7 Dangerously Loud Noises We Hear Every Day

Posted 02.07.2013 | OWN

By Nancy Kalish Hearing loss is reaching epidemic proportions -- and not just among people who play their music too loud. We all expect to ...

Education Amplified

William Bloodworth | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
William Bloodworth

We need amplification in all classrooms for all students. Not hearing everything may be the cause of what appears to be boredom, listlessness, stupidity, or incomprehension.

Did School Expel Student Over Hearing Disability?

Posted 03.07.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago Catholic high school is the subject of a lawsuit alleging that a student in her senior year was expelled due to behavioral problems linked t...

How Reading And Doing Crosswords Can Block Your Ability To Hear

Mail Online | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

Becoming engrossed in a good book or a crossword really can block the ability to hear, a study has found. Scientists demonstrated that when someone...

Lars Ulrich, Metallica Drummer, Suffers Hearing Problems From Loud Noises

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"I've been playing loud rock music for the better part of 35 years," said Ulrich, 46, drummer for the heavy metal band Metallica. "I never used to pl...

Noise, Hearing Loss And Health

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

"Noise is sound that we have not selected to listen to', says Dr. Alan Gertner, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders and D...