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Promoting Safe Sounds in the Birth City of American Music

Hearing loss prevention helps maintain lifelong musical enjoyment. According to authors John Hutchings, MD, and Bethany Ewald Bultman, when performing or listening to music, one should always employ high-quality earplugs, avoid undue direct exposure to the sound, and limit alcohol intake which can lessen awareness of the pain of louder sounds.

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Back to Basics: Music Listening and Hearing Aids. Are All Approaches the Same? Stop and Listen.

In the past several years the hearing aid industry has introduced some ingenious solutions to handling the “music and hearing aids” problem. Simply stated, the higher level inputs of music tend to overdrive the analog-to-digital (A/D) converter or “front end” in many hearing aids. Dr Chasin discusses some possible solutions for music listening.

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