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The Facts on Deafness

More and more people suffer on a yearly basis from the effects of deafness. Roughly 48 million Americans suffer from some level of hearing loss. This equates to around 12 percent of the population. There are many causes of hearing loss - age, exposure to loud noise, consistent earbud usage - but no matter the cause, hearing loss cannot be cured only treated. Here are some basic facts on hearing loss.