Katie Mayer has committed to running a half-marathon in each state to raise money and awareness of Meniere’s disease. Katie is running her next marathon in Chicago on September 7, 2014.
Some of the most common sounds of summer — such as outdoor concerts, fireworks and construction — can pose a threat to your hearing if you don’t take steps to protect yourself, an expert warns.
Scientists measure the loudness of sounds in units called “bells”, named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. Talking softly is about 30 decibels. Speaking in a normal way is about 60 decibels.
Knowing the different parts of the ear will help you understand the types and causes of hearing loss better.
Sleep apnea may not only affect the quality of your sleep. New research suggests that the sleep disorder may be linked to hearing loss as well.
Video – Researchers at UIC and Northwestern University are developing a device to prevent hearing loss from chemotherapy – a side effect many patients don’t expect.
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Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age.
People of all ages, including children, teens, young adults, and older people, can lose hearing because of noises around them. The health effects of noise pollution include:
Loud noise at work can damage hearing. Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise at work. To minimize occupational noise-induced hearing loss NIOSH recommends that workers should not be exposed to noise at a level that amounts to more than 85 decibels (dBA) for 8 hours.