Noise Control…..Down On The Farm! Part II

Agriculture is an industry in which workers encounter a wide variety of occupational exposures. The physical hazards from chemicals, accidents, agricultural machinery, animals and other hazards often result in immediate and obvious injuries that are easily recognized. Noise that accompanies many farming tasks causes the more insidious onset of noise-induced hearing loss. Farming is ranked among the…

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Acupuncture and Hearing Loss …..Does it Really Work? Part II

Now that we had discovered the basics of acupuncture in part 1 of this series, let’s examine if it really works for patients with hearing impairment.  For most of us who work with hearing impairment each day, the thought that introducing needles into strategic points on the pinna and around the ear to cure or reduce hearing  loss,…

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