Were Early Ear Treatments Quackery or Science?

To those of us that have had the opportunity to study contemporary hearing, deafness, and its treatment, the products discussed below in this post seem, at first glance, to be quackery.  Initial appearances suggest that these products were a con man’s idea of how to sell a device with no value to the hearing impaired.…

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Hearing Loss in the Trenches of World War I

World War I was an extremely bloody war that engulfed Europe from 1914 to 1918, with huge losses of life and little ground lost or won. Fought mostly by soldiers in trenches, World War I saw an estimated 10 million military deaths and another 20 million wounded.  The so-called “war to end all wars” began…

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