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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss, Work & Economy by Zach Kenealey, HIS

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 24% of all cases of hearing loss are caused by occupational hearing hazards. Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people live with today, impacting nearly 48 million people. If you work in a nosier setting, it is important to practice safety measures that protect your hearing …

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Are Noisy Restaurants Harmful to Our Hearing Health?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Noise, Research, Work & Economy by Zach Kenealey, HIS

We regularly hear from people that fun activities like eating out at restaurants have become strained because hearing loss makes it hard to keep up with conversation. Restaurants are one of the most consistently problematic locations for those with hearing loss – even when they are using hearing aids. It turns out, restaurants aren’t helping. New investigations and reporting are …