Welding Fumes and Hearing Loss, Here’s the Connection!

My brother took welding in high school and he loved to scare me with the mask the students used to protect their face and eyes.  We would also use the mask to see astronomical phenomena when we could not look directly at the sun.  That was the extent of my exposure to welding. Welding is…

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High Lead Levels Connected with Hearing Loss

Lead poisoning is horrible for many health reasons. It can cause encephalopathy, other brain problems, peripheral nerve problems, delayed neurodevelopment, reduced growth rate in children, bone loss in adults, change in behavior, vision problems, motor deficits, digestive system problems, and kidney problems. It can also lead to death. Heightened lead levels also affect the hearing of…

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