June 25, 2021
Phonak Audeo

Hearing aids gives jazz legend Charles Owen new lease on life

Charles Owens is a LA jazz legend with hearing loss. His new Phonak Audeo hearing aids have given him a new lease on life.
June 21, 2021
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Notable deaf musicians around the world

Being a deaf musician isn’t a paradox. All too often there is a perception that being deaf means a person who cannot hear, period. The reality can be more nuanced. […]
November 6, 2020
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Did AC/DC’s Brian Johnson really overcome his hearing loss?

English Rock musician Brian Johnson of AC/DC claims he has overcome his hearing loss.  In an interview with Rolling Stone, Johnson said he found a specialist willing to try an […]
March 20, 2020
new drug compound for noise-induced hearing loss

Could a drug prevent noise-induced hearing loss?

A new study claims a new drug compound may have the ability to block damaging high volume sounds.
January 24, 2020
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Hunting with hearing loss

The leaves have fallen and it's cold. For many in rural America, this time of year also means it's hunting season. What if you're hunting with hearing loss? 
February 8, 2018
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Mind your hearing: Can traveling on the London Underground cause hearing loss?

The BBC recently discovered that certain parts of the London Underground can be as loud as a helicopter taking off nearby. Does this mean that commuters should be using hearing protection […]
January 10, 2018
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Eric Clapton becomes latest musician to admit he’s going deaf

Guitar legend Eric Clapton is the latest musician to admit he’s losing his hearing, after years of being exposed to loud music. The 72-year-old, who is most famous for his […]
August 21, 2017
how loud is big ben

Why London is silencing its famous landmark

Just how loud is Big Ben? We look at why workers need their hearing protecting from the sound of the bell.
June 29, 2017
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5 Loud Noises That Could Damage Your Hearing

What happens when sounds are too loud or if we are exposed to them for too long? You may think, "is my hearing damaged?"
April 18, 2017
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Why musicians should be more aware of hearing loss

When noise-induced hearing loss occurs, it is often too late, irreversible and, if a significant loss, can be life-altering.
February 9, 2017

Study: 1 in 4 adults in U.S. may have hearing loss

“Noise is the most common modifiable environmental cause of hearing loss among young and middle-aged adults, according to a new study.
December 21, 2016
who is at risk for noise-induced hearing loss

Who is at risk from noise-induced hearing loss?

There are two factors that affect the likelihood of noise causing damage to hearing – the power of the sound, and the length of exposure to it.
March 8, 2016

AC/DC lead singer forced to “stop touring or risk total hearing loss”

Update: Some reports have also attributed Brian Johnson’s hearing loss to race-car driving.  AC/DC  was once named among the 10 loudest rock bands of all time, and now the lead […]