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Area over love

This may sound like a cheap romantic novel or a new soap opera but... Read More

Hearing Loss Prevention and Music

Of the many causes of permanent hearing loss, the one that is most preventable... Read More

Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!

Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform... Read More

A Northwestern University study on Diplacusis

  Lauren Ervin is a current graduate student working towards her Master’s in Communication... Read More

Musicians should not retire on my watch!

  Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer... Read More

INFO FOR MUSICIANS

My clinic piano as a teaching moment… for me.

I have long known about the research of Dr. Brian Moore, specifically about his... Read More

Despite the benefits of SSRIs, tinnitus may be a side effect

Serotonin is a massively large molecule. In fact, it is so large that it... Read More

A city is a noisy place

A city is a noisy place. The Canadian Hearing Society in … Canada… (bet... Read More

The Musicians’ Dividend

Just prior to the Christmas break I blogged about the lack of cost effectiveness... Read More

Happiness and Sadness in Music – part 2

In part 1 of this blog series we had a discussion of the differences... Read More

PREVENTING HEARING LOSS

Do ER-15 musician earplugs really work?

There was a recent presentation given at the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) conference... Read More

A neat new earplug for musicians

It is certainly not my policy, nor the policy of this blog, to talk... Read More

“I LIVE IN A %%##! SOUND TUNNEL!”

I have actually heard this expletive from several musicians over the years.   And if... Read More

Validating the attenuation features of musicians’ earplugs- part 3

In parts 1 and 2 of this blog, issues of stimulus level and inherent... Read More

Musicians, our medical colleagues, and the dose…

I just returned from the Performing Arts Medical Association (www.artsmed.org) conference in Snowmass, Colorado,... Read More