How Loud is Too Loud? Video

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.

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Understanding the Ear

Knowing the different parts of the ear will help you understand the types and causes of hearing loss better.

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Could Sleep Apnea Affect Your Hearing?

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.

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Preventing Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy

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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Benefits and Risks of Cochlear Implants

What are the Benefits of Cochlear Implants? What are the Risks of Cochlear Implants? General Anesthesia Risks - Risks from the Surgical Implant Procedure - Other Risks Associated with the Use of Cochlear Implants

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