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Older construction workers at increased risk for hearing loss

By |2018-10-31T18:54:29+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

June 12, 2018 Silver Spring, MD — More than half of former construction workers have experienced hearing loss, and certain factors can exacerbate the condition, according to a recent study by the Center for Construction Research and Training (also known as CPWR). Researchers looked at Building Trades Medical Screening Program data from more than 19,000 workers previously employed [...]

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Early hearing loss could pave the way for dementia

By |2018-10-12T17:47:32+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

The majority of us will think nothing of listening to loud music via headphones, or standing in the front row, next to the speakers, at a rock concert. But these habits may lead to subtle hearing loss, which, research now shows, may affect the brain in undesirable ways. Every day of our lives, we face being [...]

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Yanny vs Laurel: What do you hear compared to others?

By |2018-10-31T18:57:01+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Hearing Aids|

Have you heard? Maybe “what do you hear?” is the better question. Everyone is talking about the Yanny vs Laurel controversy. From the same soundbite recording, some people hear the word “Yanny” and some people hear the word “Laurel”. It is a sort of “ambiguity illusion.” Think about those “trick” pictures or optical illusions where you may see [...]

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