Hearing loss widespread among post-9/11 veterans

By Kay Miller

News21 investigation finds that 414,000 post-9/11 veterans have returned home with hearing loss or "ringing in the ears."

Excerpts from this story referencing "Hearing":

"… d other auditory complications, according to interviews and benefits data. Hearing maladies cost more than $1.4 billion in veterans disability payments annua …"

"… disability payments annually, according to fiscal year 2010 data from the Hearing Center of Excellence, a part of the Department of Defense. At least $216 m …"

"… said “Actually, I think the signature injury is an auditory injury.” Hearing injuries are the most commonly documented trauma, said Forbes, a Marine ve …"

"… on for it,” said Nancy Macklin, director of events and marketing for the Hearing Loss Association of America. Prolonged excessive noise damages Hearing, a …"