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War Vets and Hearing Loss: Heroes and Hearing

Hearing loss is the number one war-related injury on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. With the extensive use of improvised explosive devices, insurgents are creating...

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The Blast in the Ears: Good Hearing Among War's Casualties

Of the 1.3 million U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq since the war started in 2003, nearly 70,000 are currently collecting disability for tinnitus, and more than 58,000 are on disability for hearing loss, making hearing damage the number one disability produced by this war.

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VA Coverage for Dependents

Does the VA cover the hearing aids for a dependent child of a veteran? The child was born while the veteran was in service.

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Delayed Hearing Loss from Morse Code Transcription

I copied morse code in the military for over two years averaging 8 hours a day on the radio with headphones listening to code through radioprinter noise and atmospheric noise. I am now thirty years later experiencing hearing loss in the middle and high f

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Hearing Damage: Roller Coasters Can Cause Barotrauma

As roller coasters continue to push the envelope of speed, a common ear injury - ear barotrauma, can lead to temporary hearing loss, and most commonly causes dizziness, ear discomfort or pain, or a sensation of having the ears pop.

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Hearing Requirements for Military Service

I have a patient who is a rising senior in high school. He is very interested in pursuing a career in the military. However, he has bilateral high frequency hearing loss. This prompts my question: What criteria are used by the military to determine eligi

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Military Career Options for Hearing Impaired Individuals

I am very interested in joining the military. Since I was a kid, I have had my heart set on joining the Army Rangers. I now realize that it is impossible with any hearing loss at all (or is it?) What are my career options in the army?

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Traumatic Hearing Loss: Now All War Wounds Are Visible

The night is as dark as pitch. The headlights of the armored Humvee are dimmed to draw less attention as the troops move through a small village on night patrol. The most...

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VA Hearing Aid Benefits

Dr. Dennis, every now and then I see a veteran in the office. More often than not, I have no idea if they are eligible for VA benefits. Are all veterans eligible for VA hearing aid benefits? How do I know who is eligible? What is the protocol for a vetera

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Noise-induced hearing loss: Are you at risk?

Veterans, musicians and workers in noisy occupations are more at risk for developing permanent hearing loss due to exposure to excessive noise.

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Hearing loss legislation: Get the most out of election day

Get educated on what Congress is doing for the hearing loss community and go vote!

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Know your rights: the Choice Act

Veterans with hearing loss should know their rights and the implications of the recently passed Veteran's Choice Act.

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Sound after service: hearing health for our veterans

This Veteran's Day, pay tribute to your vets by addressing their hearing loss.

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