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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

You’d think that one of the leading public health issues would have much more clarity surrounding it. Instead, there seems to be confusion and misinformation associated with what it means to live with hearing loss today. So many of our ideas about hearing loss and its treatment is dated, even as much as a few generations old. More than 48 …

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Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss

In hearing loss, Preventative Care by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Be Aware: Meds That Could Cause Hearing Loss   An increased risk of hearing loss as a side effect of certain medications is gaining attention, as the public becomes aware that many commonly used drugs could cause permanent damage to their ears. It is estimated that 500,000 Americans suffer hearing loss as a result of ear-damaging medications each year. Pharmacists …