Why Your Ears Keep Ringing (And What You Can Do About It)

Some perceive it as a high-pitched, mosquito-like squeal; others, an incessant electrical buzzing. It can even sound like unintelligible voices or music. It's known as tinnitus, and it's a surprisingly common affliction, affecting some 50 million people in America alone. Here's why it happens, and how you can prevent… » 2/04/14 2:20pm 2/04/14 2:20pm

Loud Music Doesn't Affect Hearing as Much as Previously Thought

Apple's headphones have already passed the test, but what about other sources of loud music? Should we really be worried about going deaf? New research published in the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing suggests the whole topic is overblown. » 9/21/10 7:30am 9/21/10 7:30am