Study finds obesity in adolescents is linked to heightened rate of hearing loss

NEW YORK—Anil K. Lalwani, MD, lead author of a new study showing an association between hearing loss and obesity among adolescents, recommends that obese adolescents “receive regular hearing screening so they can be treated appropriately to avoid cognitive and behavioral issues.” The study, published June 17 in The Laryngoscope, found that obesity in adolescents is…

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