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Researchers Find Link Between Premature Death, Hearing Loss

January 8, 2019

The more advancements we see in the medical world, the longer people live. Though this is a wonderful achievement, it has some unintended side effects that bring additional complications. One of those complications relates to hearing loss. According to recent research, after the age of 80, nearly 50 percent of women and 62 percent of men experience hearing loss, making it the fourth leading cause of disability. Though hearing loss may seem like a minor disability, new research actually suggests that there is likely a link between hearing loss and premature death in Waterloo, IA. This research is complex, and... View Article