Teenagers exposed to second-hand smoke could suffer hearing loss

second-hand smoke

Scientists think second-hand smoke affects the blood supply to the inner ear.

According to research, teenagers exposed to second-hand smoke are twice as likely to suffer hearing loss.  The research findings add to the list of health problems already attributed to second-hand smoke, including increased risks of asthma, heart disease and lung cancer.

 

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Elektro-Skate Electric Skateboard

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I’m really starting to wonder if we, as human beings, are getting tired of doing anything requiring physical activity. I know that I rather like the conveyor belt walkways at theme parks and the cool-yet rather precarious-use of a Segue instead of walking.

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Audio Bone 1.0 – A Non-Harmful Alternative To The Traditional Headphone

Audio Bone 1.0 - A Non-Hazardous Alternative To The Traditional Headphone 

 Audio Bone 1.0

There has been so much written and spoken about ear drum damage due to earplugs that the health hazards are now being ignored altogether. Moreover, the lack of an alternate technology so far has forced earphone users to make do with these ‘harmful’ products.

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