The Suspicious Case of Van Gogh’s Pinna

So where does Audiology meet Art History?   One of the first classics at HHTM was the discussion of how Vincent van Gogh really lost his pinna.  While some feel that he just wacked off his right pinna with a knife….there is another version of the story that we found at Hearing International originally posted…

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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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