The Morning After Pill

Most audiologists realize that noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) refers to a gradual, cumulative and preventable decline in auditory function that follows repeated exposure to loud noise. It is, of course, the leading cause of preventable hearing loss.  It is also estimated that 10% (30 million) of Americans are encountering hazardous levels of noise, that 25% of…

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The Race Track: Possibly the Noisest Place on Earth!

In international circles, virtually nothing gets the blood boiling like Formula 1 (F1) Racing. Taking in a Formula One Grand Prix live is a sensational experience. The vibrant colors of the racing cars, the shrieking of the engines, the hair-raising, audacious moves of the best drivers in the world, and the reactions of tens of…

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