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Hearing Loss Among Farmers and Agricultural Workers

Farmer riding a crawler tractor while wearing noise-free headphones to protect his hearing

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the second most common occupational injury and the greatest cause of permanent hearing loss in Australia. This is especially true for industries like farming and big agriculture, where workers are continuously exposed to loud noises from everyday machinery and equipment. Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture According to the National…

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Communication Tips for Better Hearing During the Holidays

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1 in 6 Australians have hearing loss. Learn 4 simple tips for better hearing during the holidays so you don’t miss out on the magic.

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How Untreated Hearing Loss Can Affect the Brain

Man with hand on head due to pain

Research has shown that an individual is at an increased risk of dementia and cognitive decline due to hearing loss. A 12 yearlong study by Doctor Frank Lin found that people with a mild hearing loss are at twice the risk for developing dementia, while people with a moderate hearing loss have tripled the risk…

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