Hearing Loss

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Study: Diabetes Affects Hearing Loss, Especially In Women

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication, according to a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

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Do You Hear What I Hear? UM Says It’s Loud Enough To Hurt

Nine out of 10 city dwellers may have enough harmful noise exposure to risk hearing loss, and most of that exposure comes from leisure activities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

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UM: Loud Music Costing Teens Their Hearing

National data demonstrate that 1 in 6 U.S. adolescents has high-frequency hearing loss. A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health shows that many parents don’t think their teens are at risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011