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Hearing Loss in Teens

In Family & Friendships, Hearing Loss, Pediatric Hearing Loss by audseo

Individuals of all ages should be able to enjoy the full richness of life through optimal hearing health. One topic that’s often overlooked is hearing loss in teenagers. While we tend to associate hearing issues with older adults, the reality is that adolescents are not immune to hearing loss. Hearing loss presents unique challenges for teens, but early intervention and …

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Hand Dryers: How Loud is Too Loud for Kids’ Ears?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Noise, Pediatric Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Hand dryers are becoming more commonplace in public bathrooms in an effort to reduce paper waste. A study published in the Canadian journal, Paediatrics & Child Health, however, states that the volume of noise that some brands produce may be dangerous to children’s hearing. Nora Keegan from Calgary, Canada, is the study’s 13-year-old author who writes from personal experience, which …