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Quick Hearing Screens: Whatever Happened to Tuning Forks? By Monique Hammond

So, what do I do?   The medical resident at the ENT clinic turned the device around, looking at it from different angles. She had to be shown how to make the tuning fork hum and how to perform the classic tests.   A blast from the past   Not […]

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10 Tips for Preventing Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) by Monique Hammond

  Although irreversible once it takes hold, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is entirely preventable. Yet, the numbers of those afflicted are on the rise. The truth is that excess noise is poison to the ears. It drives the finely-tuned inner-ear hearing cells slowly but surely to metabolic exhaustion. If given […]

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