Here's how hearing aids work today: Oh you can't hear well? Stick this ugly thing inside your earhole. But in the view of a new company called Soundhawk, that's all wrong. Better hearing can be cool.
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…
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.
There are those who appreciate a good stereo, and there are those who appreciate destroying their hearing one sweet watt at a time. Todd Whitworth falls into both categories, but mostly the latter.
It looks like golfers may have more to worry about than bad backs and jacked-up knees. Apparently, swinging those new fangled fancy titanium drivers may lead to hearing loss.
With Macworld being all the hype today, we thought we'd bring you a little reminder that not all things iPod have to be good. According to the Wall Street Journal, doctors are starting to see younger folks coming in with signs of noise-induced hearing loss, which they are attributing to the constant use of MP3…