The Legendary Steve McQueen

This week’s Hearing International features the legendary Steve McQueen – the “King of Cool” as he was known in his heyday in the 1960s and 70s.  His tumultuous childhood from very meager beginnings and his hearing loss shaped his life and relationships with others, including those closest to him. With his blond hair, blazing blue…

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The Stapedius of Muscle Cars

A 2012 blog on air bags at Hearing International ended with the statement, “Sensorineural hearing loss due to air bag deployment is rare, and there have been only a few reports in the English literature.  Audiologists know, however, that 140 dB of intensity is the threshold of pain and these intensities can cause hearing loss under some…

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