July 4th – Celebrate Safely

The Fourth of July and fireworks are traditional in the US, and go together like hamburgers and hot dogs. And, as thrilling as it is to watch fireworks, care should be exercised because the sound pressures generated by fireworks can lead to hearing damage if proper precautions are not employed.   Short History Ancient China…

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Hearing Research Conflict

Cowboy Action Shooting and Hearing Research Occasionally I get an opportunity to mix pleasure with business.  Such is the case when I attend Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS) events.  Also known as Western Action Shooting or Single Action Shooting, this is a competitive shooting sport having its origins in California in the early 1980s and is…

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