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iPods, Earbuds and Your Ears

by Barbara J. Feldman February 29, 2008

We all have seen the little earphones that come with iPod’s. They are tiny and fit right inside of your ear. They come in different colors, some different sizes, and they are small and thus portable and convenient. They are called earbuds. However, earbuds pose a risk of hearing loss, and hearing damage to the […]

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Minimize Your Risk of Hearing Loss Through Earbud Use

by Barbara J. Feldman February 28, 2008

Earbuds are little headphones that sit inside your ear. They are convenient because of their size, and because they do not have a band that goes over the head, so they can fit into smaller places. However, these convenient little headphones also pose a risk to your health. What risk is that? Well, they pose […]

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Hearing Loss and Earbud Use: How to Protect Your Hearing

by Barbara J. Feldman February 28, 2008

There is no denying that listening to music via headphones, earbuds or headsets at a high volume may cause permanent hearing loss to occur. The problem with this is that once you have lost any portion of your hearing the only way to get that back is by wearing a hearing aid or even possibly […]

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Keep Your Ears Safer When Using Earbuds

by Barbara J. Feldman February 27, 2008

The ever-popular earbuds used with many iPods and other MP3 players may be more stylish than the bigger and bulkier earmuff-type headphones, they can easily fit in a pocket or a backpack without a problem, and they are very convenient. However, they may also be more damaging to one‘s hearing, and can cause permanent hearing […]

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