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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Education: Teen Hearing Loss

Teen Hear Loss On The Rise. Will young people be able to clearly hear the soundscape around them as they age? A stunning number of teens have lost a little bit of their hearing - nearly one in five - and the problem has increased substantially in recent years, a new national study has found. Some experts are urging teenagers to turn down the volume on their digital music players, suggesting loud music through earbuds may be to blame - although hard evidence is lacking. They warn that slight hearing loss can cause problems in school and set the stage for hearing aids in later life. Click2Read related article.  Source: CBS News

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