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How to prevent childhood hearing loss in rural areas? Start in schools, a new trial suggests

By Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven There’s a tried and true process for evaluating a child’s hearing: an audiologist sets them up in a soundproof booth, sits on the other side, and then, using a collection of expensive and immovable equipment, tests their ears. If the child shows signs of hearing loss, the audiologist refers them to an […]