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SEP 26, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Hearing Loss Relatively Common In Pro French Horn Players, Study Suggests

Few professional French horn players take measures to protect their hearing, despite the fact that they face the risk of noise-induced hearing loss, according to a new study. Researchers examined the hearing of 144 French horn players who had gathered in 2010 for a meeting of the International Horn Society in Brisbane, Australia. They found that 11 to 22 percent of them had some level of hearing loss. And when researchers looked at younger French horn players, the prevalence of hearing loss rose to 17 to 33 percent, after correcting for age. The findings, published in the Journal of ... Read More

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