Saturday, March 8, 2008

Troops with hearing loss on the rise

I was just telling Stuntman to turn down the TV, again, when I read this story.
He said that he wouldn't be surprised if he had some hearing loss as a result of nearby explosions.
(AP) U.S. soldiers and Marines caught in roadside bombings and firefights in Iraq and Afghanistan are coming home in epidemic numbers with permanent hearing loss and ringing in their ears, prompting the military to redouble its efforts to protect the troops from noise.

read the entire story here

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