hearing loss

The Takeaway: First Black Marines Remembered; Loretta Lynn Hospitalized; New Hope For Hearing Loss

Posted on 10/24/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayTomorrow, Congress will vote on whether to award the Congressional Gold Medal to America’s first black Marines, known as the Montford Point Marines. Country superstar Loretta Lynn, 76, has been hospitalized for pneumonia. And ‘hearing loop’ technology installed in public places can help those with hearing aids receive sound more clearly.

Can painkillers increase the risk of hearing loss?

Posted on 03/9/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthI’ve never heard that one before. But it may be a reality, according to new research just published in the American Journal of Medicine. The LA Times covers these new findings that the use of aspirin, acetaminophen and other analgesics can potentially double the risk of hearing loss: Researchers reported recently in the American Journal of Medicine that use of acetaminophen more than twice a week by such men doubles the risk of hearing loss, use of ibuprofen and related …