Listening to MP3 Players May Harm Hearing

Twenty-one young adults in Belgium with normal hearing were discovered to suffer significant deterioration in hearing at high and low frequencies after they listened to pop rock at comfortable levels for one hour. These changes were temporary but stayed consistent through 6 testing sessions using 2 types of headphones. More research is needed to evaluate…

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Lazy Ears & Eyes

Ever heard of amblyopia or "lazy eye"? Contrary to what many people assume, having a lazy eye isn't a disease. It happens when the brain has trouble processing visual signals from the eye. Fortunately, as long as it's detected early in life, the lazy eye -- or rather the brain -- can often be retrained through practice.A…

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