Headphones: They have Come a Long Way, Baby!

While reading this on a computer, there is an excellent chance that you are wearing, or have within reach, a pair of headphones or earbuds.  In the US and some other western cultures, there seems to be a movement to have and use some kind of “ear wear”.  Probably not the ear trumpet from the 1950s…

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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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