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06/03/22

Study Finds Over 50% of Workers Exposed to Noise Do Not Use Protection On the Job

Do you work every day in a noisy environment? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an estimated 22 million workers in the United States face exposure to hazardous noise at work each year. You may not think this is a big issue, but when noise reaches a certain level, it can cause noise-induced hearing loss – a permanent condition with far-reaching side effects. With hearing protection, the effects of loud noise can be...
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06/22/19

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

If you’re thinking you have hearing loss, or a loved one has been telling you that you don’t seem to hear as well as you used to – you probably subconsciously know you have hearing issues. At Hearing Aid Specialists of the Central Coast, we get it. No one likes the bad news and taking a hearing test seems to be inviting bad news. Just try to remember that dealing with a problem can actually make...
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03/30/19

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Do you have a friend or family member with hearing loss? Maybe you yourself have been struggling to follow conversations, or can’t hear in places with a lot of background noise. While you’ve come to realize that hearing loss is no walk in the park, one thing we don’t address often enough is the importance of protect our hearing before we experience hearing loss. Noise induced hearing loss is far more common than you might...
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