Professional musicians at greater risk of developing hearing loss

Celebrity, fortune, and screaming fans — these are a few of the words and phrases you’d select to describe the reality of a professional musician. But what you more than likely wouldn’t take into account is “hearing loss” or “tinnitus,” the not-so-enjoyable...

Preventing work related hearing loss with high fidelity, custom-fit ear plugs

85 decibels. That’s the noise measure at which repetitive exposure can trigger serious hearing damage. 100 decibels. that is the sound measure hit by a rock show, which is not-so-good news for musicians or concert goers. It’s also part of a bigger problem: According...