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While some may think of hearing loss as something that happens with age, it can also happen to kids. Parents and teachers should consider hearing loss if a child's academic performance declines or he or she develops behavioral issues, lack of focus and depression, the American Academy of Audiology advises. "Because children often don't realize they are missing information and
Many people are returning to recreational activities they suspended during the pandemic, and hearing experts warn cranking up music using earbuds can lead to hearing loss. Dr. James Lewis, associate professor of audiology and speech pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said many people listen to music while they are running a lawn mower or exercising in
While children receiving chemotherapy routinely undergo hearing tests, adults don’t, and a new study by UC San Francisco reports for the first time that significant hearing issues often occur among adult survivors of the most common forms of cancer. The researchers found that more than half the survivors in their study who had been treated with chemotherapy experienced significant hearing
Following a 90-day outreach period, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Regional Emphasis Program for Noise Induced Hearing Loss will move into the enforcement phase beginning May 17, 2022. The emphasis program targets manufacturing industries with high rates of occupational hearing loss in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. Historically, hearing loss is the most recorded occupational illness
Although the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-associated tinnitus is rare, an overwhelming need exists to discern the precise pathophysiology and clinical management involved, according to a review published in the Annals of Medicine and Surgery (London) . An improved understanding of COVID-19 vaccine-related adverse events (AEs) may help to address vaccine hesitancy, which has been defined as a “delay in acceptance
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