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Jet Fuel Combined With Noise Exposure Decreases Auditory Function

May 9, 2014 in Community News, Research


From Hearing Health Matters

By Diana Holan, MS

Hearing loss is the #1 disability for military veterans, which is attributed to acute or chronic exposure to excessive noise.

However, studies from the last 20+ years have shown that working in excessive noise while inhaling toxic chemicals, including jet fuel, may be even more ototoxic than noise exposure alone. Such hearing …read more