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WHO: Childhood Hearing Loss Preventable

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) finds up to 60 percent of childhood hearing loss can be prevented. To mark this year’s World Hearing Day on March 3, the U.N. agency is campaigning to raise awareness of the importance of early detection and intervention in preventing or mitigating the loss of this sense in children. The WHO reports 360 million people around the globe suffer from disabling hearing loss and that nearly 32 million are children.  Among that number, 31...

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