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Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Risk of Dementia

People who lose their hearing are at an elevated risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, a new study shows. In fact, researchers calculate that about one-third of dementia risk can be explained by hearing loss, even though the connection is rarely considered. “A lot of people ignore hearing loss because it’s…

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Five Unexpected Ways to Lose Your Hearing

Listen up: if you think hearing loss is just an age-related problem, think again. Hearing loss can occur suddenly or progressively at any point in life. A variety of factors can cause people of all ages to develop hearing loss in one or both ears. While loud noise and music are often the most commonly…

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