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Expert Alert – Measles and Hearing Loss

Expert Alert – Measles and Hearing Loss

With all the recent attention on measles, one risk that is seldom mentioned is long-term hearing loss. Several studies have shown a link between measles and hearing loss later in life.  Kenneth Brookler, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurotologist and researcher, has been studying this connection for many years and says this type [...]

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O19 Opera Star's Surgery PKG (5:00)

O19 Opera Star's Surgery PKG (5:00), Professional opera singer David Lomeli is considered by many to be one of the best up and coming tenors in the opera world. But medical issues threatened to hurt his career. His search for help led him to Mayo Clinic where doctors diagnosed and [...]

Created by Andy Shilts

Monday's Housecall

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Measles Measles cases in the U.S. are at a 20-year high, according to the CDC. Be sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your vaccines. Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough If you can't control your cholesterol with lifestyle changes, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Hearing Loss Affects All Ages

Hearing Loss Affects All Ages

May is designated Better Hearing & Speech Month, raising public awareness and increase understanding about hearing loss issues. According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated one-third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 75, and close to half of those older than 75, have some degree of hearing loss. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Hearing Through the Holidays: Noisy Gifts

Hearing Through the Holidays: Noisy Gifts

Hearing loss is often associated with the aging population but it impacts the lives of younger generations too. The Hearing Health Foundation reports that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from hearing loss in at least one ear, including 20 percent of teenagers. Young children also inflict hearing damage by playing [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Hearing Aids

As with just about everything else, our ability to hear can decline with age. Often the change is so slow we don't even notice until someone else points it out. How do you know if you might be a candidate for a hearing aid? That's one of the questions we [...]

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Personal Audio Devices and Hearing

Step outside onto any city street and you're likely to see people hooked up to a personal audio device. Every day more and more people are using them. But have you ever wondered about the impact these music players have on hearing? Experts at Mayo Clinic want to make sure [...]

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

You better turn the volume down for this episode of Medical Edge in which Mayo Clinic Dr. Colin Driscoll addresses noise induced hearing loss. To listen, click the link below. Noise Induced Hearing Loss

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