Rock N’ Roll Hoochie Coochie!

Noise has long been a known source of hearing impairment.  Music, while loud, was traditionally not considered that much of a risk but when our favorite rockers began to experience hearing loss the very same music that we all enjoy became a professional hazard plaguing musicians. Not only the music, but the crowds, blowing up drum sets, fireworks, and other bizarre…

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The War of Jenkins’ Ear

All wars have names, and England has taken part in many.  The Wars of the Roses, The War of Spanish Succession, The Boer War and, of course World War I and World War II, but the War of Jenkins’ Ear is an odd sounding one!  Although this war is not usually studied in history courses, inquiring audiologists will want to know…

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