Tri-State Area Firefighters Sue Siren Manufacturer, Claim Hearing LossHundreds of active and retired firefighters in New York and New Jersey say they are losing their hearing, and have filed suit against a siren manufacturer.
Study: Just 1 Loud Concert, Sporting Event Can Cause Permanent Nerve DamageResearchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.
NYC Ad Campaign Aims To Cut Volume On HeadphonesBlaring your headphones can cause irreversible hearing loss, city officials warn in a new ad campaign.
Cranked-Up Earbuds Next On Mayor Bloomberg's Health Hit ListAfter launching campaigns against the Big Gulp, "big" salt and "big" junk food, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is embarking on a new target.
Experts: Lifestyle Mainly To Blame For Growing Hearing Loss EpidemicPersonal listening devices have become a big culprit of hearing loss. In a noisy world, we crank them up to drown out the racket and hear the music. But the trouble is, high volume is little by little, damaging the sensitive cells in our inner ears.
HealthWatch: Young People & Hearing LossHearing loss isn’t just affecting America’s senior community anymore. A new study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week shows it is happening to younger people and affecting teenagers at epidemic rates.