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By: Accurate Hearing  09-12-2011

Mar 15 2011

The cost of hearing loss to the Canadian economy could be in the tens of billions of dollars. A 2006 Australian study estimated that costs to that nation’s economy from hearing loss amounted to CAD$10.6 billion per year. On a per capita basis, this could mean a Canadian equivalent of almost $18-billion per year.

Feb 25 2011

More than half of Canadians over the age of 65 will experience some degree of hearing loss. However, many people are now showing signs of hearing loss in their 30s and 40s! Although studies show using hearing aids can improve the quality of life for hard-of-hearing adults, two-thirds of seniors who could benefit from hearing [..]

Feb 10 2011

Today’s Youth are at Risk of Significant Hearing Loss –At 85dB, you can listen to music for eight hours with no damage. But for every 3dB increase, cut that time in half. Four hours for 88dB, 2 hours for 91 dB (subway, lawnmower), half hour 97dB (motorcycle), 3fi minutes at 100dB (school dance), and for [..]

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