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Hearing loss, impairment or deafness may be of two major types: one that develops some time in life, one that a baby is born with – or congenital deafness. Most commonly, hearing loss is seen with age or is caused by exposure to loud noises.
Preventative measures to protect hearing during summer outdoor activities

Preventative measures to protect hearing during summer outdoor activities

Study: Subtle hearing deficits can change the brains of young people

Study: Subtle hearing deficits can change the brains of young people

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record

California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record

Musician Huey Lewis's struggle shines spotlight on Ménière's disease

Musician Huey Lewis's struggle shines spotlight on Ménière's disease

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

New research finds simple solution to minimize noise-induced hearing loss

New research finds simple solution to minimize noise-induced hearing loss

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

Hearing aids may hold potential to cut older adults’ hospital or ER visits

Hearing aids may hold potential to cut older adults’ hospital or ER visits

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Scientists reveal novel approach to restoration of hearing

Scientists reveal novel approach to restoration of hearing

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

Increased rate of accidental injuries associated with poorer hearing ability

Increased rate of accidental injuries associated with poorer hearing ability

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Novel screening tool aids search for curative kidney treatment

Novel screening tool aids search for curative kidney treatment