Search The Blog
Media Relations Manager
Media Relations Coordinator
Health news feedOfficial: Federal health care website fails 10 percent of the timeBarriers to health insurance: doubt, distrust and glitches'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residentsFDA: Idaho knew Chobani yogurt was tainted before recallStates losing billions in refusing to expand Medicaid, report findsWhen 'Ho-ho' turns to 'Oh, no!' Holiday decorating injuries on the rise
Seattle Seahawks fans have two aims for “Monday Night Football: Beat the New Orleans Saints and set another Guinness World Record as the planet’s loudest sports fans. If you’re going to Monday’s game, don’t forget to protect your ears to avoid permanent hearing loss. Here’s why.
Cold and flu season is upon us. With it, comes the dreaded stuffy nose. Add to that the pressure of congested sinuses and painfully plugged ears and you’ll be willing to try almost anything for relief. But beware: some over the counter decongestants carry hidden danger.
Last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks football fans were recognized by Guinness World Records as the loudest in the world, measuring in at a staggering 136.6 decibels (dBs). Although the strong support from the “12th man” may have helped the Seahawks overcome a tough San Francisco team, this level of noise can be dangerous to spectators.
Are we living in an era of loud machines and toys? A quick stroll through shopping aisles at large chain toy stores or electronics resellers may convince you of that. I see more and more patients in my office with noise-induced hearing loss. Although this is not the most common cause of hearing loss, it is certainly the most common preventable cause.