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Most of the people in a choir at Ryerson University in Toronto have joined a study testing how practicing music might help people with hearing loss handle noisy environments better. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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'Like Brain Boot Camp': Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss

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Violinist Adrian Pintea, from The Julliard School, plays a 1729 Stradivari known as the "Solomon, Ex-Lambert" in 2007 at Christie's in New York. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is A Stradivarius Violin Easier To Hear? Science Says Nope

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About a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 have some hearing loss, typically from everyday noises like lawn mowers and music. vitranc/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Think Your Hearing's Great? You Might Want To Check It Out

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Sgt. Jessie Bacon uses the Tactical Communications and Protective System to relay information to his squad in Fort Bliss, Texas. About 20,000 of the devices have been deployed so far. Sgt. Betty Boomer/U.S. Army hide caption

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Army's Smart Earplug Damps Explosive Noise, But Can Enhance Whispers

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A hearing test you take on your phone provides immediate, private feedback. George Doyle/Ocean/Corbis hide caption

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Is Everybody Mumbling? Try A Hearing Test You Take On The Phone

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Sam Swiller and his dog, Sully, in their home in Washington, D.C. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Deaf Jam: Experiencing Music Through A Cochlear Implant

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For more than 30 years, Marion Downs pushed for newborns to be screened for hearing loss soon after birth. Marion Downs Center hide caption

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Remembering The Pioneering Audiologist Who Tested Hearing At Birth

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Pages from El Deafo by Cece Bell. Click here to enlarge. Abrams hide caption

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'El Deafo': How A Girl Turned Her Disability Into A Superpower

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