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…

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The War Between Noise Reduction Circuits and Vehicle Noise

Automobiles are manufactured all over the world and some cars are quiet, some are noisy, some offer a sporty (throaty) sound, some are quiet; some are  squeaky, others have rattles and bangs.      Historically, there has been a war between the use of hearing and communicating in vehicles.  Over the past few years hearing aid processors,…

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