Items Tagged ‘concert’

Enjoying summer music festivals safely

June 20, 2017

Enjoying summer music festivals safely

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

With music festivals surging in popularity – it seems a new one pops up every week – it’s high time to talk about health and safety at these events. From Coachella to Bonnaroo to EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival), festival-goers need to stay alert and stay healthy so they can better enjoy themselves. “While rock and […]

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Tags: alcohol, alcohol consumption, concert, concerts, dehydration, Dr. Mark Morocco, drugs, emergencies, emergency, emergency medicine, hydration, hygiene


I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

April 12, 2017

I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

By David Olmos David Olmos

When choosing a new restaurant to visit, one of my biggest considerations after the quality of the food and location is this: how noisy is it? Having lived since childhood with a significant hearing loss in one ear, I try to avoid loud restaurants where I’ll likely have to struggle to hear and understand what […]

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Tags: audiogram, audiology, concert, Dr. Alison Grimes, ear, ear problems, earplug, hearing, hearing aid, hearing loss, hearing test, loud sounds