Hearing Loss Might Leave You Accident-Prone

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You may think your poor hearing just means you miss parts of conversations, but a new report suggests it also might make accidental injuries more likely. “Many adults believe that hearing loss, particularly due to aging, is ‘normal’ and therefore of little consequence other than, perhaps, social difficulties,”…

Noisy Workplace May Wreak Havoc on Your Heart

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Loud noise at work doesn’t just threaten your hearing, it might also boost your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new U.S. government report suggests. “Reducing workplace noise levels is critical not just for hearing loss prevention — it may also impact blood pressure and cholesterol,” said Dr.…