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WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

By |2019-05-28T21:44:54+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), it has published recommended specifications for a new generation of hi-fi headsets that won't give you hearing loss. The organizations say all new smartphones and audio players with in-ear [...]

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HIA Launches “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” Campaign to Promote Hearing Awareness

By |2019-05-29T14:14:19+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

The Hearing Industries Association (HIA), in partnership with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), and the International Hearing Society (IHS), has launched a public awareness campaign to promote better hearing called “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” The website helps disprove common myths about hearing loss and provides information on what to expect from a professional audiological [...]

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Older construction workers at increased risk for hearing loss

By |2019-05-29T14:27:22+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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