The Morning After Pill

Most audiologists realize that noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) refers to a gradual, cumulative and preventable decline in auditory function that follows repeated exposure to loud noise. It is, of course, the leading cause of preventable hearing loss.  It is also estimated that 10% (30 million) of Americans are encountering hazardous levels of noise, that 25% of…

Read More

Beer Influences Pulling of Helicopters and Trucks with the Ear

During an 1951 afternoon shooting party in County Wexford, Ireland, Sir Hugh Beaver was asked a simple question:  What is the Europe’s fastest game bird?  Despite a heated argument and an exhaustive search with the host’s library, the answer could not be found. This type of question that has been repeated around the world in…

Read More